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Burket-Truby Funeral Home of Oakmont

Swaney, Richard U.




Richard U. “Dick” Swaney, 81 of Springdale passed away on Sunday, January 8, 2017 in UPMC St. Margaret Hospital, Aspinwall. Born in Tarentum on July 3, 1935, he was the son of the late Raymond and Ruth (McArdle) Swaney. Beloved Husband for 25 years of Eleanor P. “Cookie” (Bigenho) Swaney. Loving Father of Paul Swaney and his family, Kary (Ramon) Swaney-Ramirez, Laurie Swaney-Graber all of Coral Springs, and the late Kelly Swaney. Grandfather of Ryan, Christy, Autumn, Megan, and Erin. Brother of the late William Swaney. Dick graduated from the former Carnegie Tech, now Carnegie Mellon where he was a member of the Alpha Dau Omega Fraternity. He enjoyed golf, chess, and was a man of strong faith and integrity. Dick was a member of the American Foundry Society and retired as a teacher at Evangel Heights where he taught for the past 16 years. Friends and relatives are invited to attend a memorial service on Wednesday, January 11, 2016, 10:30 a.m. with his nephew, Rev. Mark Bigenho officiating at Evangel Heights Assembly of God, 120 Beale Road, Sarver, PA 16055. Private interment will take place in Mars Cemetery. Donations may be made in his name to Light of Life Missions, 10 E. North Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15212 or Evangel Heights Christian Academy, 120 Beale Rd. Sarver, PA 16055. Arrangements by BURKET-TRUBY FUNERAL HOME CREMATION & ALTERNATIVE SERVICES, INC. Oakmont