Harvey Bernard Swigart, 83, of Craigsville, Worthington, passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born December 24, 1935 in West Franklin Township, a son of the late Paul and Norma (Davis) Swigart, and was a lifelong resident of Craigsville. Harvey worked as a laborer and machine operator at Tile Plant in Laird’s Crossing and the Kittanning Brickyard. He was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in Korea for more than a year.
Harvey is survived by his wife of 56 years, J. Grace Swigart; step-son, F. David Cushey, of Worthington; son, John (Lois) Swigart, of Butler, Pa; daughter, Terri (Tony) Casillo, of Auburn, Massachusetts; 6 Grandchildren: 8 Great Grandchildren; 2 Great Great Grandchildren;brother, Edward (Nell) Swigart, of Worthington; sisters, Shirley Rupp and Marcia Trulick, both of Worthington; brother-in-law, Bob Simpson, of Indiana, Pa; sisters-in-law, Lulu Belle Bauldoff, of Worthington and Twila White, of Sarasota, FL; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Harvey was preceded in death by his brother, Harold Swigart; sister, Iradell Simpson; daughter, Judith Swigart; brothers-in-law, John Rupp and Mike Trulick; and daughter-in-law, Joann Cushey.
Friends will be received on Sunday, October 27th, 2019 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the F. Duane Snyder Funeral Home, 119 Bear St., Worthington, PA. Additional visitation will be held on Monday, October 28th, 2019 at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m., with Rev. Theodore Edwards officiating. Interment will be in Worthington Presbyterian Cemetery on Cherry St. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Harvey’s honor to the USO, the American Red Cross, or a charity of one’s choice.
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