• SWARTZ EARL WILLIAM Age 90, of...

SWARTZ
EARL WILLIAM
Age 90, of Liberty Borough,
passed away on Friday,
September 21, 2018 at home.
He was born November 21,
1927 in Elizabeth and was the
son of the late Ralph and Clara
(VanFossen) Swartz; and was
the husband of the late
Dorothy (McAraw) Swartz. Earl
was a member of St. Mark's
Parish - St. Eugene Worship
site in Liberty Borough and
was a member of the Usher's
Club there for over 50 years.
He was a retired Tin Plate
Wrapper for US Steel Irvin
Works and retired in 1984
after 42 years of service. He
was also a member and
Trustee of the retired
steelworkers organization,
SOAR. Earl was a US Navy
Veteran and served during
WWII. For his service, he
received the WWII Victory
Medal. For over 50 years, Earl
was an avid Duck Pin Bowler.
He is survived by his daughter,
Donna Swartz; and son, David
(Rita) Swartz of Liberty;
grandchildren, Jill (Sean)
Stevens, Michael (Emily)
Swartz, and Kim SwartzGamble;
and greatgrandchildren,
Lucas, Emma
and Aubree; he was preceded
in death by his sister, Ailene
Morgan. Friends are welcome
Monday, September 24, 2018
from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the
GILBERT FUNERAL HOME
AND CREMATORY, INC., 1638
Lincoln Way, White Oak (412)
672-6322. Troy J. Gilbert,
Director. Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
at 10 a.m. at St. Mark's Parish
in Liberty. The Rev. Daniel
Straughn will officiate.
Interment with Military Honors
will follow in St. Joseph
Cemetery, North Versailles.
Condolences may be made at 
www.gilbertfuneralhomeand
crematory.com
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PostedSeptember 23, 2018