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Joseph Swedo

September 24, 2007

Joseph Swedo, 75, formerly of Edwardsville, died Monday, September 24, 2007, at the Hampton House Nursing Center, Hanover Township.

A lifelong resident of Edwardsville, he was a son of the late Michael and Mary Malarkey Swedo.

Mr. Swedo was a member of the Holy Family Parish in Luzerne and was employed by the Old River Road Bakery, until his retirement.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War and was a former member of the American Legion.

Joseph was also an avid Notre Dame fan.

He was preceded in death by his wife Theresa, who died in 1992.

He is survived by daughters Terri Smith, of Shavertown and Cindi Fuss, of Plymouth Township; sister Marie Bednarski, of Edwardsville; grandson Jonathan Smith.

Private family funeral will be held from the Andrew Strish Funeral Home, 11 Wilson St., Larksville. There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to the Luzerne County Community College Scholarship Fund for Photography.

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