ROBERT SWARTZ Robert G. Swartz, 84, of Towamencin Twp., formerly of Berwyn, died Friday December 16, 2011 at Abington Health, Lansdale Hospital. He is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Maryanne Klauder Swartz. Robert served as a Democratic Committeeman in Towamencin Twp. and was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 434 of Mt. Vernon, NY. He graduated from Yale, received an MBA from Syracuse, and a Master's Degree from Villanova University. He was the owner of Cardamation Co. Inc. in Phoenixville. Robert was active with The Church of the Holy Spirit (Episcopal), the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania, and the Valley Forge Deanery Council. He is survived by his children, Lynn Dodd (Ted), Jean Alexander, and Kenneth Swartz (Tamahine), all of California, Anne Swartz Lose (Jay) of New Jersey, the Reverend Clifford Swartz (Katherine) of England, and Annette Swartz-Towey (Steven) of Upper Moreland. Also surviving are two step children, Kenneth Klauder of Montgomery Twp., and Karin Klauder of Pennsburg; plus 11 grandchildren and five step grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Louis and Elsie (Gilleran) Swartz, Robert was preceded in death by his two siblings: Louis Swartz, Jr., and Dorothy Kramer. A visitation will be held from 6 to 7PM Monday, Dec. 19, at the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, 701 Derstine Ave., Lansdale, with a prayer service at 7PM. A memorial service will be held at a later date at The Church of the Holy Spirit. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to The Church of the Holy Spirit (Episcopal), PO Box 575, Harleysville, PA 19438. Arrangements by the Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale.
Published by The Reporter from Dec. 18 to Dec. 19, 2011.