Leroy J. Swart

Leroy J. Swart, 75, of Gloversville, NY, passed away Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Nathan Littauer Hospital. He was born on July 28, 1938, to the late William and Pearl Nolan Swart. Leroy proudly served with the United States Navy from 1960-1975. He was employed as a laborer for Robison & Smith.

Leroy’s greatest joy was the time he spent with his grandchildren.

Leroy is survived by his children, Minnie (Stephen) Ferraro of Gloversville, Stacy (Brian) Tierney of Mayfield, Mary Kathryn Swart of Johnstown, Jamie (Matt) Connolly of Tillson, NY, and Mark (Cari) Cross of Sicily, Italy; his grandchildren, Ariana Ferraro, Tyler Swart, Hunter Tierney, Amanda and Mackenzie Hewitt, Jarrett Albanese, Breanna and Ryan Connolly and Markus, Caleb and Colbin Cross. Also surviving are his siblings, June Dupree of Buffalo, Peg (Ron) Gibson of Johnstown, Mickey (Sue) Bradt of Ephratah, Erwin (Butch) Swart of Johnstown; also several nieces and nephews. Leroy was predeceased by his brother, Robert E. Bradt.

Urn interment will be held Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Saratoga National Cemetery with full military honors.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Amico Funeral Home, Gloversville, NY is assisting the family with arrangements. www.amicofuneralhome.com.