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Daniel S. Swires

November 26, 1938 ~ November 27, 2021 (age 83)

Obituary

Daniel S. Swires, 83, of Divide (Jackson Township), died Saturday, November 27th, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

 

Born Nov. 26, 1938 in Dean, Cambria County, he was a son of the late Howard and Julia (Funicelli) Swires.  He and his wife, Dottie J. (Gearhart) Swires, celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on July 5th.

 

Dan was a graduate of Altoona High School and then entered the U. S. Army, where he faithfully served for 10 years. He was a past commander of the Millville American Legion.

 

He had been employed as the head greens-keeper at Mill Race Golf Course in Benton for 17 years.

 

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Dottie, are two stepchildren:  Kimberly Evans and her husband, Ed; Donnie Rhone and his wife, Debbie; two sons:  Curtis Swires and his wife, Donna;  Randy Swires; a daughter, Angela Pierce; four grandchildren; one great granddaughter; a brother, Tim Swires and his wife, Cheryl and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by  a son, Daniel Swires, Jr. and by the following siblings:  Tom, Teddy, Ralph, Henry Allen, Marian, Sarah and Margaret. 

 

Private Services will be held at the convenience of the  family.  The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton, is honored to serve the Swires family.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to

Daniel S. Swires, 83, of Divide (Jackson Township), died Saturday, November 27th, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

 

Born Nov. 26, 1938 in Dean, Cambria County, he was a son of the late Howard and Julia (Funicelli) Swires.  He and his wife, Dottie J. (Gearhart) Swires, celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on July 5th.

 

Dan was a graduate of Altoona High School and then entered the U. S. Army, where he faithfully served for 10 years. He was a past commander of the Millville American Legion.

 

He had been employed as the head greens-keeper at Mill Race Golf Course in Benton for 17 years.

 

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Dottie, are two stepchildren:  Kimberly Evans and her husband, Ed; Donnie Rhone and his wife, Debbie; two sons:  Curtis Swires and his wife, Donna;  Randy Swires; a daughter, Angela Pierce; four grandchildren; one great granddaughter; a brother, Tim Swires and his wife, Cheryl and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by  a son, Daniel Swires, Jr. and by the following siblings:  Tom, Teddy, Ralph, Henry Allen, Marian, Sarah and Margaret. 

 

Private Services will be held at the convenience of the  family.  The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton, is honored to serve the Swiresfamily.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Do

Daniel S. Swires, 83, of Divide (Jackson Township), died Saturday, November 27th, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

 

Born Nov. 26, 1938 in Dean, Cambria County, he was a son of the late Howard and Julia (Funicelli) Swires.  He and his wife, Dottie J. (Gearhart) Swires, celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary on July 5th.

 

Dan was a graduate of Altoona High School and then entered the U. S. Army, where he faithfully served for 10 years. He was a past commander of the Millville American Legion.

 

He had been employed as the head greens-keeper at Mill Race Golf Course in Benton for 17 years.

 

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Dottie, are two stepchildren:  Kimberly Evans and her husband, Ed; Donnie Rhone and his wife, Debbie; two sons:  Curtis Swires and his wife, Donna;  Randy Swires; a daughter, Angela Pierce; four grandchildren; one great granddaughter; a brother, Tim Swires and his wife, Cheryl and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by  a son, Daniel Swires, Jr. and by the following siblings:  Tom, Teddy, Ralph, Henry Allen, Marian, Sarah and Margaret. 

 

Private Services will be held at the convenience of the  family.  The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton, is honored to serve the Swiresfamily.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Dottie Swires, 22 Mountain Road, Benton, PA 17814 to help defray expenses. For online condolences, or for additional information, please visit our website:  www.mcmichaelfuneralhome.com

Road, Benton, PA 17814 to help defray expenses. For online condolences, or for additional information, please visit our website:  www.mcmichaelfuneralhome.com

Road, Benton, PA 17814 to help defray expenses. For online condolences, or for additional information, please visit our website:  www.mcmichaelfuneralhome.com

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