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David M. Swanger

July 21, 1941 ~ October 26, 2021 (age 80)

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David M. Swanger, 80, of Derry, died Tuesday October 26, 2021 in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family. He was born July 21, 1941 in Penn Township, a son of the late Carl E. and Ruth E. Pratt Swanger.
David was a member and former pastor at the Crossroads Christian Church. He had been a crane man for Latrobe Steel for twelve years and then operated his own truck in the trucking industry and then retired from Derry Construction in 2004. He was a loving husband and father.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his two brothers James and William Swanger.
He is survived by his loving family; wife Loretta L. Flack Swanger, daughters; Robin Ackerman (Robert) of Slippery Rock, Deborah Reid (David), Diana Harr (Jared) and Susan Testa all of Latrobe. Six grandchildren; Heather Becker (Ron), Jennifer Ackerman, Nicholas Smith, Emilyne Ackerman, Dakota Testa and Jacob Harr. Two great grandchildren; Coltyn and Owen Becker.
Friends will be received Sunday from 2-5 pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry where a service will be conducted Monday at 11am.  Interment will be made in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Export.

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