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Fred Swords
Passed: Friday September 29, 2017

Fred Swords, age 90, of New Salem passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 in Hillside Manor. He was born in West Brownsville, PA on December 2, 1926 son of the late Alex Swords and Sarah Morehouse Swords. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a son, Gregg Swords and twelve siblings. Fred was a member of Pleasant View Presbyterian Church. He worked as a truck mechanic for Fox Grocery. Left to cherish Fred’s memory are his wife of 63 years Jane Chalfant Swords; daughter Cindy Menarcheck and husband Jerry of Smock, PA; son, Timothy Swords and wife Tracy of Austria; grandchildren Scott Menarcheck, Ross Menarcheck, Meggie Menarcheck and fiancé` Josh Davis, Hannah Swords, Alexander Swords and Lily Swords and several nieces and nephews. Arrangements have been entrusted to the ANDREW D. FERGUSON FUNERAL HOME, 80 Morgantown St., Uniontown, PA. A private service for the family will be held on Monday, October 2, 2017 with Rev. Steve Davis officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant View Presbyterian cemetery. The family would like to extend a thank you to Hillside Manor, ViaQuest Hospice and Fayette Home Care for their care of Fred. Donations in memory of Fred may be made to a charity of choice. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at adferguson.com and on the funeral home Facebook page.

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