Cornelius Swanton
1937 - 2020
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SWANTON - Cornelius, 83 of Hernando, Fl, formerly of Hicksville, NY. Passed into eternal light on June 22, 2020 after a brief illness. Proud Captain of the NYPD. Loving husband of Irene and outstanding father of Jean (John) Schieck, Alison (Stanley) Mason and Cornelius, Jr. Proud grandfather to Michael, Kristen, and Colleen Schieck, Hayley and Owen Mason. See https://www.national hudson for information.

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Published in Newsday on Jun. 27, 2020.
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July 1, 2020
Brother, husband, father, grandfather, oncle and for everybody a friend, that is how we recognize him.
For those who loved him a loss, a homerun for heaven.
Best wishes from Germany to the whole family

The Piechotka family, Bjoern, Petra, Antonia, Helena

First of July 2020

Petra Piechotka
June 28, 2020
Irene, I am truly sorry to hear of the passing of your Dear Neil. I was very happy to meet him back in 1980 at my first St Albans picnic. My late father Richard had always spoken so fondly of him. Many picnics since then and great memories of you both.
Lisa (Hannon)Braun
June 27, 2020
Our condolences, Pat & Tom Shortell
June 27, 2020
Sending our deepest condolences to Jean and all the family. We are so sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.
Maureen Santoro
June 26, 2020
A very beautiful & heartfelt obituary for a wonderful man. Lots of nice memories will remain with me.
Blessing to Aunt Irene, Jean, Alison, Neil & all 4 grandchildren.
Denise Bartone
June 26, 2020
Alison, Mrs Swanton and family, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a wonderful man and I remember him with great fondness. He had the best smile and he loved his family very, very much! May he rest in eternal peace.
Milva Smith
June 26, 2020
I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope all of the wonderful memories will help ease your pain. Keeping you all in my thoughts during this difficult time.
Lea Riley
June 26, 2020
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of "Uncle'' Neil! He was a great guy and I have so many great memories of him, always getting the most out of life!
Gerald Voigt
June 26, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Hope all your family and your trust in God will comfort you during these difficult times. With our deepest sympathy Steve & Val Grant, Kelly & Patrick O'Neil, Stephen & Kim Grant and Trudy Murray
Valerie Grant
June 26, 2020
What a beautiful obituary. My deepest sympathy during this tough time. May his legacy continue.
Helen Brueckel
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