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 George Victor Swimley

George Victor Swimley

Birth
Presho, Steuben County, New York, USA
Death 14 Feb 2012 (aged 85)
Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida, USA
Burial Wayne, Steuben County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 144677878 · View Source
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Veteran World War II
TEC 5 US Army Air Forces

George Swimley
Winter Haven, Fla.

George Swimley, 85, son of James and Mary (Ballman) Swimley, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the Winter Haven, FL hospital due to heart failure. George was born February 18, 1926 in Presho NY.

George was preceded in death by his first wife Mary E. and second wife Phyllis J, parents James and Mary, sons George Anthony, George Victor, John Michael and granddaughter Amanda Crans. Also brother Darold Swimley and sister Zierda Matteson.

George is survived by his son James Swimley, Painted Post, NY, daughters Cynthia Galligan, Campbell NY, Mary Crans, Painted Post, NY, Carol Ann Hughes, San Antonio, TX, Shirley Swimley, Corning, NY and step-daughter Roberta (Ralph) Day, Hammondsport, NY. Also survived by 12 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. George is survived by siblings Edward Swimley, Clair (Phyllis) Swimley, Virginia Swimley, Patricia Duryee, Roy (Linda) Swimley all of Painted Post, NY.

George retired from Corning Incorporated after 34 years of service and moved to FL. George was a veteran of WW2, was assigned to an Army Air Force Base Unit as an airplane mechanic. Was also assigned at Secret Bomb Project Proving ground, in the American Theater. George held a pilot license for many years and a love of airplanes in any form including remote control planes. For forty years George was a active member of the American Legion, transferring to the Haines City, FL post #0034 after retiring to FL.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of his family.

Source Citation: The Leader (Corning, NY). Posted Feb. 17, 2012 at 12:01 AM. Updated Feb 17, 2012 at 5:02 PM.


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  • Created by: Buddy Leech
  • Added: 6 Apr 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 144677878
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Victor Swimley (18 Feb 1926–14 Feb 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 144677878, citing McDowell Cemetery, Wayne, Steuben County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Buddy Leech (contributor 48703475) .