John Swider (1929 - 2018)

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John Swider, age 88, of South 8th Street, DuBois, PA died on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the DuBois Village.

Born on September 24, 1929 in Landsford, PA he was the son of the late Andrew & Anna (Lupco) Swider.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force retiring after 20 years of service. He served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars.

On April 27, 1954 he married Deborah M. (Love) Swider. She survives.

After retiring from the Air Force, he worked at Central Volkswagen in DuBois for many years and the Avery Coal Company.

John is survived by 3 sons: Larry Swider & his wife Barbara of Fayetteville, TX, Richard Swider & his wife Vicki of St. Louis, MO and Kenneth Swider & his wife Karen of Spring Lake, NJ. He is also survived by a brother, Andrew "Andy" Swider of Landsford, PA; his sister, Dorothy Higgins of Allentown, PA and 5 grandchildren: John, Elysha, Michael, Megan & Andy.

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Robert & Kenneth Swider.

There will be no public visitation.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 1 PM from the Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc. with Pastor Charles M. Lee, Jr. officiating.

Full military honors will be accorded by the members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard from the funeral home.

Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with the DuBois Village, 282 South 8th Street, DuBois, PA 15801

Online condolences may be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com
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Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium
211 S Main St
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2040
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Published in The Courier Express from Feb. 20 to Feb. 21, 2018
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