Ezra J. Swarey Sr., 63, of 113 Coffroath Rd., Coatesville, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 of natural causes at a job site. Born in Belleville, he was the son of Ella Peachy Swarey of Ontario, CAN and the late Enos Swarey. He was the husband of Leah Blank Swarey. He was a self-employed general contractor and a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by: children, Fannie wife of John King of Gap, Ella Swarey at home, John Swarey at home, Susie wife of Daniel King of Bird-in-Hand, Moses husband of Sadie King Swarey, Emma wife of David Stoltzfus both of Coatesville; brothers and sisters, Enos D. husband of Lydia Peachy Swarey of Seneca Falls, NY, Katie L. wife of Yost Yoder of Ontario, CAN, David E. husband of Rosie Mast Swarey of Holton, Michigan, Solomon J. husband of Fanny Borntrager Swarey of Ontario, CAN, Mattie L. wife of Sam Yoder of LaPlatte, MI, Emma M. wife of David Hershberger of Ontario, CAN, Malinda S. wife of Absolom Kauffman of Kendall, WI and sister-in-law Emma Swarey of Ovid, NY.
He was preceded in death by; sons, Enos and Ezra Swarey Jr.; sisters, Susie and Ella B. Swarey; brothers, Rufus and Christian K. Swarey.
The funeral will be held Friday, December 26, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the late home. Friends may call from the time of this notice till the service at the late home. Kindly omit flowers. Interment: Millwood Cemetery.