John “Jack” A. Swartz, 80, White Haven, died at home on March 15, 2016, surrounded by family.
Born in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late Albert and Marietta Tremper Swartz, served in the United States Marines during the Korean Conflict and Vietnam War and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and Navy Occupation Medal with European Clasp. Jack owned and operated Swartz’s Carpet Workroom in Weatherly and White Haven and enjoyed fishing in Canada.
Jack was a life member of the Marine Corp League 1039, VFW Post 6615, NRA, a member of Freeland American Legion Post 0473; Jerusalem Lodge #506; Valley of Allentown A. A. S. R; Northern Masonic Lodge 32; and served many years as PA State Constable.
He was preceded in death by infant son, David Swartz and sister, Marian Rochon.
Jack is survived by his wife, Donna Wheeler Dotter Swartz; step son, Michael Dotter and his wife, Christine, White Haven; step daughter, Kelly Dotter, Freeland; step grandchildren, Brianna and Nicholas; step great grandson, Cameron; daughter and 2 grandchildren.