WEST MIDDLESEX, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – Hugh O. Swartz, 85, of New Wilmington passed away Saturday afternoon, September 24, 2022, in Sharon Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Swartz was born April 6, 1937 in New Wilmington, son of the late Harold Swartz and Thelma (Hunter) Swartz. 

He attended West Middlesex School. 

Hugh, a farmer, was employed by Leali Brothers Meats.  

Hugh, an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed fishing at Lake Erie and hunting in Tionesta. Hugh’s greatest joy was spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  

He is survived by a daughter, Missy Sherman (fiancé, Steve) of Arnold, Pennsylvania; a son, John (Amy) Swartz, Espyville, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Aaron (Bre Ruhl) Brooks and Shane (Taylor) Brooks, both of New Wilmington, Elizabeth Swartz of Sharon and Kayla-Lynn Sherman of Arnold, Pennsylvania and three great-grandchildren, Mason Brooks, Jaelyn Roberts and Justin Durden, Jr.

Besides his parents, Hugh was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Ann Swartz; a son, Dennis Thompson; two brothers, Wayne Swartz and Otis Swartz and a sister, Karen Como.

In keeping with Hugh’s wishes, there are no services.

Arrangements handled by J. Bradley McGonigle Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc.