SWARTZMILLER, John J., 78, of Weirton passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at home.
He was born May 18, 1936, in Sistersville, WV, a son of the late Paul and Pauline Markley Swartzmiller. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Quintina Gonzalez Swartzmiller; two brothers, Norman and Raymond Swartzmiller; and a sister, Kathryn Mahoney.
John retired after 30 years of service from Weirton Steel Corporation, where he worked on the Wire Gang; was the former owner/operator of the Broadview Club for 26 years; was known by many as a “jack of all trades” and served his country in the U.S. Air Force.
Mr. Swartzmiller is survived by a son, Jeffrey Swartzmiller (Ronda) of Weirton; and daughter, Julie Neves (Victor) of Hicksville, NY; two grandchildren, Cody Moore and Jordan Swartzmiller; four brothers, Robert Swartzmiller (Shirley) of New Cumberland, WV, Carl, Joseph and Herbie Swartzmiller all of Sistersville, WV; four sisters, Jean Gumm (Robert) of Weirton, Ruth Belvin (Daryl) of Akron, OH, Betty Lou Cowgill (Abe) of Friendly, WV, and Maxine Grimm (Herb) of Crossville, TN.
In accordance with John’s wishes funeral services will be held at the convenience of his family.
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