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McDonald, PA 15057
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Joseph Swider

Joseph A. Swider

Wednesday, January 25th, 1939 - Sunday, May 31st, 2020
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Joseph A. Swider

Joseph A. Swider, 81, of Oakdale, passed away on Sunday, May 31, 2020 in St. Clair Hospital.

Joseph was born on January 25, 1939, in Pittsburgh, the son of the late Joseph C. and Jennie (Lepkowski) Swider.

Mr. Swider was a U.S. Army Veteran and a graduate of Waynesburg University. Joseph worked for Mellon Bank as a bank trust officer, for 17 years and for Matthews International, for 17 years. He enjoyed working with his hands and spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan.

Surviving is his wife of 55 years, Donna (Zierden) Swider, of Oakdale, children; Joseph (Marie) Swider of Virginia and Jennifer (Tom) Neill of McDonald, grandchildren; Maggie, Jay, and Ben Swider and Shannon and TJ Neil, and siblings; Delores Kaufman of Pittsburgh and Theresa (Charles) Davies of California.

All arrangements are private and entrusted to Thomas-Little Funeral Service, Inc. and Crematory, 5000 Noblestown Rd., Oakdale (724-693-2800). Interment will be held at Robinson Run Cemetery.
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    Robinson Run Cemetery
    504 Sunset Lane
    McDonald, PA 15057
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Jackie Lescott

Posted at 11:14am
Dear Donna and Family, I was so sorry to read about the death of your beloved Joe. I remember family gatherings as
our children were growing up -- graduation party, weddings and just get-togethers. The last one was when Jennie
was married, and our three girls were able to attend. So much fun to be with you all. Joe was the ultimate family
man and was so proud of you all. I and all of my family pray that God's loving arms will enfold you and bring you
comfort and peace. God Bless, Jackie Lescott and Family

From the families of George, Pill & Gary Delaney

Posted at 02:56pm
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Dee Kaufmann

Posted at 10:49am
My brother Joe loved " Family " -- his wife Donna and children Joe and Jennifer were the beloved anchors of his life. Joe was a loving support to our parents - Joseph and Jennie Swider- they loved that he "stopped by after work " to eat, talk, and fix what needed fixed in their home . My brother was a dignified man - he maintained this dignity and personal pride even during his long and challenging attempts at recovery .

Gary & Dixie Haberland

Posted at 11:32am
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irwin lederstein

Posted at 09:07pm
Sylvia and I send the most sincere Condolences to Donna and the whole Family. I always liked talking with Joe and remember his desires to get in the FBI or Federal Agency! A very sincere Gentleman ! We will miss him but remember him forever.

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