Kenneth P. Swartz
Kenneth P. Swartz 1928 - 2017 LITTLE FALLS - Kenneth P. Swartz, 89, of 17 East Faville Ave., Dolgeville, NY, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017, at St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, where he had been a resident since December of 2016. He was born on January 31, 1928, in Little Falls, the son of the late John and Laura (Hayes) Swartz. He was educated in the Little Falls schools. He was married to his wife, of 68 years, the former Lorraine A. Jones, on February 18, 1949, in the Inghams Mills Baptist Church. Mr. Swartz, while being a member of the Inghams Mills Baptist Church, served as Deacon, Trustee and Usher. He was a past member of the Rural Park Cemetery Association Board of Directors and was a member of the Grand Square Dancing Club. Mr. Swartz was a veteran of WWII, serving with the US Army. He was employed, for 40 years, by the former Cherry-Burrell Corp., Little Falls, retiring as a Carpenter and Truck Driver. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; three sons, Kenneth J. Swartz, and his wife, Dorothy, Wynantskill, NY, Rodney Swartz, and his wife, Sheba, Little Falls, and David Swartz, and his companion, of Raleigh, NC; a sister, Virginia Mead, Little Falls; eight grandchildren, Christopher, Renee, Andrea, Heather, Amy, Cory Swartz, and Adam Minor-Swartz; five stepgrandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. The Swartz family would like to express a special thanks to Margret Doxtader and family, Cindy Treen and Ed Orlieb, for their special care and companion shown to the Swartz family. Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 17, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., from the Chapman-Moser Funeral Home, Inc., 42 N. Ann Street, Little Falls, NY, with Pastor Gertrude Ortlieb, of Inghams Mills Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will take place in Rural Park Cemetery in the spring. Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects, at the funeral home, on Friday, February 17, 2017, from 3-5 p.m., and to attend the funeral services that follow. The Swartz family would like to extend a special thanks to the St. Johnsville Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, their staff, along with Dr. Gregory O'Keefe, for the exceptional care. Online remembrances at www.chapmanmoser.com .
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