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April 27, 1927 September 2, 2017
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FLORENCE BERNICE SWETZ (nee Hayduk), a lifelong resident of Yonkers NY, passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at age 90.
Florence attended local schools and was a graduate of Commerce High School. She worked in a manufacturing facility during World War II and then the majority of her career in the food service industry. She married Michael Swetz Sr. on May 31, 1952; he predeceased her in June 1987. She was very devoted to raising her family. Florence was also a very active parishioner of St. Bartholomew’s Church and member of the Rosary Altar Society.
Florence is survived by her children, Michael Swetz Jr. and his wife Barbara, Mary Ann and her husband Tom Bradley, Robert Thomas Swetz and his wife Nancy, grandson, David Thomas Swetz and his wife Sue Lee, sister-in-law, Ruth Swetz, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Lilliam Pollack, Frances Okal, and Thomas R. and William Hayduk.
Visitation on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, in DUCHYNSKI-CHERKO Funeral Home (601 Yonkers Ave., Yonkers NY 10704) from 2PM to 8PM. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 7, 2017, in St. Bartholomew’s Church at 10AM. Interment will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

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