Edward F. ‘Bud’ Swartwood

Edward F. “Bud” Swartwood, 85, of Beech Creek passed away on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016, at Haven Skilled Rehabilitation, Lock Haven.

He was born on Sept. 8, 1931, in Chapman Township, Clinton County, a son of the late Edward and Ida Swartwood.

On Sept. 30, 1953, he was united in marriage to Shirley M Walker. Shirley preceded him on Nov. 8, 2008.

They were blessed with three daughters, Cindy K. Kunes of Mill Hall, Linda S. (Ira) Rossman of Mackeyville and Barbara A. (James) Young of Mill Hall; three sons, Harold L. and Ronald E. both of Beech Creek, and Jeffrey D. of Mill Hall; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

Bud enjoyed hunting, playing solitare, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, at 10 a.m. at the Kader-Neff Funeral Home, 135 W. Main St., Howard, with Rev. Alan S. Eckenroad officiating. Friends will be received at the funeral home for one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be at the Schencks Cemetery, Howard, at the family’s convenience.

Memorial contributions may be made to Beech Creek Wesleyan Church, P.O. box 39, Beech Creek, Pa. 16822, or to the Clinton County SPCA, 33 Mill Hill Road, Lock Haven, Pa. 17745.

Online condolences may be made at www.kader-neff.com.