Stephen E. Swope

Date of Death: 8/25/2018


Stephen E. Swope

Nov. 13, 1967 – Aug. 25, 2018

Stephen E. Swope, 50, Pittsburgh, formerly of Hollidaysburg, died Saturday at UPMC Presbyterian Pittsburgh, after complications of a heart attack. 

He was born in Altoona, son of the late G. Andrew and Ruth M. (Mazzei) Swope.

Surviving are two brothers: Andrew J. Swope (Suzanne) and John H. Swope (Carole) and a sister, Victoria Lawruk (Dan), all of Hollidaysburg; three nieces: Maeve Lawruk, Greta Swope and Kathryn Swope; and a nephew, Marco Swope.

Steve was a graduate of Hollidaysburg Area Sr. High School and Juniata College, Huntingdon, where he was a standout football player at both schools. He was the owner/operator of Smartscape by Swope, a landscaping business in Pittsburgh.

He was an avid Pittsburgh and Penn State sports fan. He was also a music lover and enjoyed playing the guitar. Steve will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Friends will be received from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, at Plank, Stitt & Stevens Funeral Home, 421 Montgomery St., Hollidaysburg, to celebrate the life of Stephen Swope. A funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. Committal will be held at Presbyterian Cemetery, Hollidaysburg.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Steve, can be made to Mending Hearts Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 97, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or to Presents from Police Attn: David Memec, 840 Grand Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212.


Condolences by Pat Aigner
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