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Lee David Swatsworth Sr.

July 15, 1941 December 27, 2013
Lee David Swatsworth Sr.
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Lee David Swatsworth Sr., 72, of Curwensville, passed away Friday December 27, 2013 at the Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA after a lengthy illness.
Born July 15, 1941 in Curwensville, he was the son of Leonard “Chuck” and Josephine “Peg” (Passmore) Swatsworth.  He was protestant by faith having been baptized as a member of the Baptist Faith.  Lee was last employed by the former Superior Pet Products of Curwensville, and retired after 27 years of service and was a member of the Curwensville L.O.O.M. #268 and the Curwensville VFW Post 842.
In his younger years, Lee was an avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed raising his many beagles.  He will be greatly missed by his loving and faithful companion “Gussie” beagle.
On March 10, 1984 at Olanta, he wed the former Margaret “Maggie” Greene who survives along with 3 sons.  Lee Swatsworth Jr. of Delaware, Mark Swatsworth of Huntingdon, and Jeff Swatsworth and wife Georgia of Bells Landing.  Also surviving are  6 grandchildren Bridget, Jamison and Kylie Swatsworth all of Punxsutawney and David and Chad Swatsworth and Shanna Patterson all of Portersville, and 2 great grandchildren Isaia Swatsworth and Cheyenne Gallaher both of Punxsutawney.
In addition he is survived by 2 sisters Betty Kula and husband John of Olanta, Susan “Sue” Stephens and husband Allen “Tuffy” of Curwensville, a sister-in-law Norma “Teed” Swatsworth of Curwensville, 20 nieces and nephews including a very special niece Mindy Nelen and husband Mark and great niece Morgan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sons Carl R. and Denton L. Swatsworth, 2 brothers Leonard and Richard “Dick” Swatsworth, a sister Jean Stiles, a sister-in-law Shirley Swatsworth and a nephew Dicky Swatsworth.
Funeral Services for Lee Swatsworth will be held at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Friday January 3, 2014 at 11 AM, with Mr. Dean Richards officiating.  Interment will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery Curwensville.
Friends will be received at the funeral home on Thursday January 2, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM and again on Friday from 10 AM until time of services  
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.

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