Obituaries

Steven C. Swift

October 28, 1973 - January 30, 2017

Service Date: February 3, 2017

Funeral Home Anthony P Litwin Jr Funeral Homes Inc

Funeral service will be Friday 11 a.m. from Anthony P. Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes, Inc. 33 Reynolds St. Factoryville with Pastor Peter Raser officiating.  Interment Evergreen- Woodlawn Cemetery, Factoryville. Friends may call Thursday 5-9 pm at the funeral home.

Steven C. Swift, 43, of Factoryville, died unexpectedly at work Monday evening. Born Oct. 28, 1973 in Scranton. An avid hunter and wanna be “ice” fisherman, he graduated from Lackawanna Trail High School in 1993.

He was employed with the Factoryville Borough as maintenance manager since 1999, and also operator of the Factoryville Boro/Clinton Twp. Sewer plant.

Steve embodied everything great about Factoryville: humility, hard work, love of neighbor, love of family and service to this beautiful community.

He was also employed by the Nicholson/Benton Sewer Authority. He was chief superintendent and board member of Factoryville Boro/Clinton Twp. Joint Municipal Park., member of the Factoryville Fire Company, Factoryville Men’s Civic League, Factoryville Masonic Lodge #341 F&AM, 2014 person of the year for Factoryville Men’s Civic League, 2016 person of the year for the Factoryville Women’s Civic League, board member of the Lackawanna Trail Jr. Lions Football.

Surviving are his wife, Sue Swift; daughter, Kaycee Swift; son, Nick Swift; and grandson, Riley Swift, all from Factoryville. Also surviving are mother, Lin Cornell and husband, Dave, of Nicholson; his father, Bill Swift and companion, Mary, of Flemington, N.J.; brother, Ron Kavetski and wife, Nicki, of Gibson; sister, Wendy Myers Swift, of Nicholson; three nieces, Kayley Kavetski, of Gibson; Myranda Stark and husband, Dave, of Clarks Summit; Serena Myers, of Nicholson; and a nephew, Dillon Burnside, of Greenfield Township.

Preceding him in death were a sister, Kelly Kavetski; and maternal grandfather, Joseph Jezorwski, both died in 2006.

Funeral service will be Friday 11 a.m. from Anthony P. Litwin Jr. Funeral Homes Inc., 33 Reynolds St., Factoryville, with Pastor Peter Raser officiating. Interment, Evergreen-Woodlawn Cemetery, Factoryville.

Friends may call Thursday, 5 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Factoryville Fire Company Ambulance, P.O. Box 275, 120 College Ave., Factoryville, PA 18419; or to the Factoryville Borough/Clinton Twp. Joint Municipal Park, P.O. Box 277, Factoryville, PA 18419.

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