Richard Swarts

Richard Buel Swarts

Tuesday, September 30th, 1930 - Sunday, February 28th, 2021
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Richard Buel Swarts, 90, passed away February 28, 2021 in Arlington, Texas.

Memorial Service: 12 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, at St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, Arlington, Texas. Also pending at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Williamsville, NY this summer.
Inurnment: St. Peter and Paul Chapel Mausoleum, Williamsville, New York.

Memorials: Memorial contributions may be made to St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital.

Richard was born September 30, 1930 in Akron, NY to Nelson Buel Swarts and Gertrude Reber Swarts.

He worked as the Placement Director at Bryant and Stratton College until retirement, then continued part time at Wegmans grocery in Williamsville NY and later at Moore Supply Co. in Arlington Texas.

Richard was a member of Buffalo and Eastern Niagara Chamber of Commerce. He was also a member of
Niagara Frontier College Placement Association and Middle Atlantic Placement Association as well as treasurer of Clarence Jaycees. Richard served as President of the Industrial Relations Association of WNY in 1985 and of the American Society for Personnel Administration, the Niagara Frontier Chapter in 1982. He became President of the Administrative Management Society, Buffalo Chapter in 1974 and the Area 5 Assistant Director in 1978. Such a social man he was also a member of the Buffalo Urban League Job Development Education Committee.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Ann Swarts; brother, Nelson Jr. Swarts; and sister, Barbara J. Nehrboss.

Survivors: Sisters, Darlene and Audrey; Daughter, Wendy Ponder and Bill; Sons, Mark Swarts and Amy and Kent Swarts and Chris; 5 grandchildren; 3 great-grandsons; and 1 great-granddaughter on the way.

He will be greatly missed by family and friends, but is surely resting in peace in the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ.

Wade Family Funeral Home & Crematory
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  • Memorial Service

    Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 | 12:00pm
    Wednesday, April 7th, 2021 12:00pm
    St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church
    1200 South Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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