Clifford L. Swartz

Lewiston - Clifford L. Swartz 90, of College St., formerly of Texas and California passed away on Thursday, February 09, 2006 at Montello Manor.

He was born in Alberta, Canada on April 17, 1915, the son of the late Lester and Bessie (Williams) Swartz.

Cliffs career was in accounting and he loved his work. Other than spending time with his family, senior groups, close friends and church, his time was spent at his desk. He worked at the Open Door Bible Church every day until his illness at the age of 89.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Mary Thelma Swartz, marriage of 14 years, and his first wife Florence Swartz, marriage of 49 years. He was also predeceased by his brothers Richard and Lester Swartz and his sister Claire Swartz. Cliff is survived by his brother Robert and sister Lila Schepler of California, son Rayland Swartz and his wife Jacquenline, and daughter Mary Swartz of Texas, stepchildren Howard Margerison and his wife Eleanor of Durham, Maine, Roger Margerison and his wife Susan, and Arleen Oliver and her husband Burt of California, 16 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren, 2 nieces and 1 nephew.

Family and friends are invited to call at the Open Door Bible Church 26 Gartley Rd., Lisbon Maine on Friday, February 17th from 11 to 12 noon with a service to follow at noon. Burial will take place in the Sawyer Cemetery, Durham, weather permitting.

In Cliff's memory donations may be made to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240 or Montello Manor 540 College St. Lewiston, ME 04240.

Arrangements are under the care of Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357