William Swizinsky

William Swizinsky, 82, of Unityville, died Thursday, June 13, 2013, at the Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born August 20, 1930, in Nanty Glo, he was a son of the late John and Mary Law Swizinsky. His wife of 40 years, the former Helen C. Flick, preceded him in death on July 20, 2006.

Bill served his country honorably in the U.S. Merchant Marines. He enjoyed working around his house, mowing the lawn, taking care of his cats and relaxing on the front porch.

Surviving are a sister, Helen Johnson of North Carolina; five step-sons, Gary (Nancy) Rooker, of Dallas, Texas, Grant L. (Jane) Rooker, of Hughesville, Willard Rooker, of Texas, Larry Rooker, of Linden, and Markley (Gwen) Rooker, of Muncy; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.