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St. John Lutheran Church
Friday September 2nd, 2022

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Richard E. Swank

Richard E. Swank, age 74, of 2692-R Lackawanna Ave., Bloomsburg, passed away on Thursday August 11, 2022 at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.

Born on January 24, 1948 in Bloomsburg, he was the son of the late Graden and Alverta “Polly” (Powlus) Swank. A 1966 graduate of Central Columbia High School, he was a lifelong resident of the Bloomsburg area.

Richard was last employed by the former Haddon Craftsmen Inc. in Bloomsburg and previously by the former Magee Carpet Co..

He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Espy. Richard was also a member of the Bloomsburg Elks Lodge #436 and enjoyed collecting guns, hunting, and model train railroading.

Surviving is his son, Scott R. Swank, and his wife Sarah, of Danville, and two brothers, Robert Swank, and his wife Sharon, of Savannah, GA, and Ronald Swank, of Bloomsburg.

Funeral services will be held on Friday September 2, 2022 at 10 a.m. in St. John Lutheran Church, Espy, with his pastor, Rev. Gordon E. Smith, officiating.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner Inc. Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg.

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A photo was added for Richard E. Swank

from Sharon and Bob Swank Sep 1 2022 5:29 PM