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Obituaries

November 5, 2012

Joseph L. Swisher

LOCKPORT — Joseph L. Swisher, age 98, of North Tonawanda, Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Niagara Hospice House in Lockport. A resident of North Tonawanda for the greater part of his life, he was the husband of the late Doris (nee Trost) Swisher; father of the late Doreen Radice; brother of the late Russell, Kenneth and Bernard Swisher; and was the very dear friend of the late Marian Slater. Joseph was a US Army veteran serving during World War II.

He is survived by three children, Victoria (Michael) Noworyta of Las Vegas, NV; Joel (Melanie) Swisher of Elma, NY; and Paul (Candy) Swisher of Lockport; his son-in-law, Daniel Radice of Kenmore; three grandchildren, Cody, Jillian and Joseph;  and his sister, Mary Miller of Indian Head, PA.

The family will receive friends and relatives Thursday, November 8th from 10:00 until           11:00 AM at John O. Roth Funeral Home, Inc., 25 William St. (between Morgan & Broad Sts.), in Tonawanda, where a memorial service will be conducted at 11 AM, following the visitation. The Rev. Robert Fink will officiate. A private interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Niagara Hospice House, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094.

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