Obituaries

Elmer Sweppenheiser

U.S. Veteran

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Elmer C. Sweppenheiser, 90, of Factoryville died Thursday, Golden Living Center, Tunkhannock. Born at Lake Sheridan on April 19th, 1924; the son of the late Elmer J. and Marion Reice Sweppenheiser. His wife is the former Irene R. Janosky of Tunkhannock formerly of Factoryville. Elmer was a 1942 graduate of Factoryville High School. He was a WWII Veteran serving in the army during two campaigns Naples-Foggia Campaign and the Rome-Arno Campaign. He owned and operated Sweps Auto Service for over 65 years since 1949. A member of the Clarks Summit V.F.W #7069, American Legion Post #0357 in Hallstead and a mason for the Nicholson Lodge #438 F&AM. He played trumpet and flugelhorn for several bands and orchestras in PA and NY. He loved driving and working on antique cars. Preceded in death by two sons David and Paul; a sister Betty Kohl. Surviving beside his wife are two daughters-in-laws Denise and Debby both of Factoryville. Four granddaughters Heidi Dixon, Nina, Anna Sweppenheiser and Mary Ramsey and a grandson Lyle Sweppenheiser. Three great grandchildren Reagan, Kendyl and Zoey. Celebration of Swep’s life will be Sunday at 4pm with Rev. Ben Rust officiating. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 pm at Anthony P. Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 Reynolds St. Factoryville. Interment at Chase Cemetery, Fleetville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Factoryville Fire and ambulance company120 College Ave, Factoryville, PA 18419. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 5672 SR 6, Tunkhannock, PA 18657

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