Robert R. Swaha
March 13, 2017
|Robert R. Swaha, 70, of Olyphant, died Monday at the Lackawanna Health and Rehab center after an illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Rodney.
Born in Scranton, son of the late Fred and Arlene Detrick Swaha, he was educated in Scranton schools and was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the army. He was employed by Booth and Son’s scrap yard until his retirement in 2006.
Surviving are two daughters, Dorothy Loney and husband, William, Scranton; and Jackie Laytos and husband, Ed, Factoryville; a son, Robert Swaha Jr., Carbondale; two sisters, Sharon Johnson, Scranton; and Bonnie Goscinski, Scranton; one brother, Fred Swaha Jr., Scranton; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. Robert loved his grandchildren dearly. Tiffany Loney was his pride and joy. She was there in his later years to care for all of his needs.
He was preceded in death by a brother, James Swaha; and a sister, Doreen.
Services will be private, at the convenience of the family.