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Thomas Shwed

June 19, 2017

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The funeral will be private and at the convenience of the family from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City.  To leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.

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Thomas Shwed, 88, of Dickson City, died Monday evening June 19, 2017 at the Regional Hospital of Scranton.  He is survived by his wife Virginia, they had been married 61 years.

 

Born in Dickson City, he was the son of the late Wasil and Anna Daszko Shwed and he was a lifelong member of St. Mary’s Visitation Church, Dickson City.  He was a graduate of Dickson City High School and he served with the US Army.  He was a member of American Legion Post 665, Dickson City.  He had been employed as a correction officer at the Farview State Hospital and after retirement he worked with Robert Bernosky, PE.

 

Tom was a dedicated and loving husband, father and grandfather.  He enjoyed the simple things in life especially  working in his yard and spending time in the outdoors.  He will be deeply missed.

 

Surviving are three daughters, Dr. Jill Shwed McCollam and husband, Dr. Pat McCollam, Greenwood, Ind., Atty. Amy Shwed, Scranton and Wendy Yankelitis and husband, Bruce, Dickson City; three grandchildren, Bruce Yankelitis II, Caroline and Ashley McCollam.

 

He was preceded in death by an infant son, Thomas Shwed Jr. and six sisters and four brothers.

 

The funeral will be private and at the convenience of the family from the Frank T. Mazur Funeral Home, Inc., 601 Dundaff St., Dickson City.  To leave an online condolence visit the funeral home website.