2009-08-01 / Obituaries

Neil E. Swick

Neil E. Swick, age 87, of Hebron, passed away Thursday, July 23, 2009, at the Newark Healthcare Center, Newark.

Neil was born on December 4, 1921, in Newark, to the late Thurman Cooper and Gertrude (Mason) Swick. He was a graduate of Utica High School; a 60 year member of the I.B.E.W. Local # 1105 Zanesville; life member of the Buckeye Lake VFW Post # 1388; and also a member of the Masonic of Newark. Neil served his country in the US Army during WWII, during his time of service he received the Bronze Star of Valor, WWII Victory Medal, and the American Defense Medal. Neil has gone to be with his loving wife of 43 years, and will be greatly missed by his children and grandchildren.

Neil is survived by his daughters, Shelly (Irvin) Small III, Mary (Art) Grashel, and Joanna (Johnny Devary) Swick; sons, Jeff N. Swick and Scott F. (Laura) Swick; sisters, Mildred (Kenny) Frost and Edith (Clarence) Holler; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews; and numerous special friends, especially Shawn, Stan and Willie.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte (McMullen) Swick; sister, Anna Louise Baker; brothers, Robert C., Carl H., and Joseph M. Swick; one grandchild; and two great grandchildren.

Funeral service was held July 28, 2009, at the Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Hebron, with Reverend Rube Gayheart officiating. Burial immediately followed the service at the Hebron Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio 2269 Cherry Valley Rd SE, Newark, OH 43055-9925. Online condolences made be made at: www.boringsheridanfuneralhomes. com.

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