John Swider

John Swider, 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 and 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 three sons, Larry Swider and his wife Barbara of Fayetteville, TX, Richard Swider and his wife Vicki of St. Louis, MO, and Kenneth Swider and 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 five grandchildren: John, Elysha, Michael, Megan, and Andy.

He was preceded in death by two brothers: Robert and Kenneth Swider.

There will be no public visitation.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. 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

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