Richard C. Swanson, Sr.

  • Died: September 5, 2021
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

John F. Givnish Funeral Home

10975 Academy Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154

Tel. (215) 281-0100

Tribute & Message From The Family

Richard C. Swanson, Sr. 66 of Philadelphia passed away on September 5, 2021. Loving father of Melissa A. Swanson and Richard C. Swanson II and his wife Karen. Pop-pop of Shyann, Tyler, C.J., Ryan and Benjamin. Dear brother of Keith (Asa), James, Barbara Swinda (Raymond) and the late John (Dru). Also survived by his former wife Loretta Dunigan.

Richard enjoyed mostly spending time with his grandchildren, he would fill up with emotions just watching them play.. He really enjoyed spending time will all of his family and would always drop by with a surprise visit. He was a free spirit that didn't have a care in the world, had a heart of gold and would help anyone. You will be missed.

Relatives and friends are invited to Richard's Life Celebration Sunday, September 12, 2021 from 12:30PM to 2:00PM followed by his funeral service at 2:00PM at John F. Givnish of Academy Rd, 10975 Academy Rd. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donation's in Richard's memory may be made to The Parkinson's Foundation.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Miss you Richard. Love Loretta

Posted by Loretta Dunigan - Philadelphia, PA - Family   September 12, 2021

Melissa and Rich, so sad to hear of the passing of your father at such a young age. Our thoughts go out to you and your families. The grand children are lucky to have known Richard (Pop Pop) and will have have many happy memories. RIP Richard you are and be missed for sure. Walt and Diane Robertson

Posted by Walt and Diane Robertson - THE VILLAGES, FL - Family Friend   September 08, 2021

Loretta, Rich, Melissa and family, so very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers at this time. We are down Wildwood helping my sister with her husband who also has Parkinson's disease. Stay strong!
Love, Jim and Anne Marie

Posted by Jim and Anne Marie Gaynor - Jamison, PA - Friend   September 08, 2021

I miss you sweet Richard

Posted by Loretta Dunigan - Philadelphia, PA   September 08, 2021

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