Calvin Swartzentruber

Apr 15 1937
Aug 8 2022
85 Years

Calvin Swartzentruber, 85, of Parkesburg, PA, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022, in Lancaster General Hospital. He was the husband of Katy (Phillips) Swartzentruber for 63 years. He was born at home on a farm in Christiana to the late Ephraim and Anna (Smoker) Swartzentruber.

Calvin served his country in the United States Air Force. He retired from Bell Atlantic in West Chester as a design engineer. He was a member of Calvary Monument Bible Church in Paradise.

In addition to his wife he is survived by his children, Barry Swartzentruber of Parkesburg, Tina Clark of Lancaster, and Terry Swartzentruber of Stroudsburg, PA, grandchildren; Lisa Siu and her husband Greg, Brett Swartzentruber and his wife Christina, Lindsay Berkey and her husband Ryan, Teresa Fernandez and her husband Edil,  Katelyn Swartzentruber and her fiancé Alex Acrich, Luke Swartzentruber, and five great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a grandson Kenny Clark, siblings Earl, Lester, Leo, and Mary Swartzentruber, Verna Howe, and Sara Ann Boll.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. from the Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St. Parkesburg, with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow at Upper Octorara Cemetery, 357 Octorara Rd, Parkesburg.

Online condolences can be posted 

Service Date: 
Aug 20 2022 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St. Parkesburg, 19365


Aunt Susie and Barry, Tina , Terry and family, so sorry for your loss. Cavin was always kind to us. He gave me a picture of dad and mom ,the last one they had made together. And it is so precious to me. I remember when they took us to Tweetie as kids and was our first time going and what a memory for a child. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I love you 

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Sorry for your loss Aunt Susie love to all your family 

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I had the opportunity to work with Cal in the West Chester Engineering Office. For years we worked together and all we knew was Cal Swartz. Unbeknownst to many of us he was Calvin Swartzentruber. Cal worked the Coatesville Central Offive and he would tell me that the farm down the road from me would sell for millions whenever the farm would sell. Well it closed, sold for millions. Everytime I go past that 50 and over development I think of Cal. Such a kind intelligent man ahead of his time. I will forever think of him. Oh and he was pretty funny also. Thank you Cal for the memories.

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