Frank S. Sweigart, 84, Rohrer’s Quarry foreman, Ruhl’s UMC member, father of six, enjoyed fishing

By on May 9, 2018

Frank S. Sweigart, 84, formerly of Manheim and a resident of Colonial Lodge, Denver, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.

Born in East Earl Township, he was the son of late Ellsworth and Martha Steinmetz Sweigart.

Retired in 2000, Frank worked for 30 years as a plant foreman at Rohrer’s Quarry, Inc., Lititz. He was a member of Ruhl’s United Methodist Church, Manheim. In his earlier years, Frank enjoyed fishing, traveling to the mountains and he loved his cat Patches.

Surviving are six children: Pamela (Galen Jr.) Hibshman of Lititz; Dawn Sweigart of Columbia; Laura Jean Bell of Virginia; Gail Sweigart of Lancaster; Janet Ernst of Texas; and F. James Sweigart of Denver; eight grandchildren: several great-grandchildren; two brothers: Ellsworth Sweigart Jr. of Akron; Warren Sweigart; and two sisters: Irene Miller of Lititz; and Eleanor Hertzog.

He was preceded in death by a sister: Verna Gerhart; and two brothers: Victor and Clarence Sweigart.

Services were held May 5 at the Buch Funeral Home, Manheim. Interment was in East Fairview Brethren Cemetery, Rapho Township.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Frank’s memory to the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602.

To place a condolence online, visit Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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