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Irvin Swank

October 14, 1934 — April 25, 2022

Irvin Swank

Irvin Swank, age 87, of 52 English Hill Rd., Bloomsburg, died at 7:26 am Monday, April 25, 2022 at The Gardens at Orangeville, where he had resided since April 6.

Born in Sunbury, October 14, 1934 he was a son of the late Calvin and Eleanor (Mettler) Swank. He resided in Mt. Pleasant Twp. for over 30 years.

Irvin was employed by the former Magee Carpet Co. for over 30 years and last worked at Bloomsburg University for five years, retiring in 2003.

He enjoyed sitting in the sun, going to the beach, and was an avid Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles fan.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, the former Shirley Young in 1990, a daughter Brenda Shultz, a grandson, Owen Scott Keck and three brothers.

Irvin is survived by his wife, the former Sandra L. English, with whom he celebrated their 30-wedding anniversary on October 11, 2021; a son Wayne A. Swank at home; a daughter Crystal A. wife of Michael Gregory, Berwick; three step-sons: Gary Snyder and his wife Wendy, Bloomsburg, Thomas E. Snyder and his wife Judy of Bloomsburg, Richard A. Snyder and his wife Violet of Berwick; a step-daughter Lisa wife of James Daubert, Berwick; 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 am in the Dean W. Kriner, Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Service: 325 Market St., Bloomsburg with the Rev., Dr. Douglas H. Lyon, pastor of Shiloh Bible Church officiating. Interment in Creveling Cemetery, Almedia. Viewing, Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to the funeral home to assist in defraying funeral expenses.

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, April 30, 2022

10:00am - 11:00pm (Eastern time)

Dean W. Kriner Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service

325 Market St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 30, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Dean W. Kriner Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service

325 Market St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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