Mathew Sweely

SALEM – Mathew Sweely, 72, of Salem, died Wednesday morning at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born July 25, 1940, in Carroll County, Mechanicstown, the son of the late Howard and Gerene (Weber) Sweely.

Before his retirement in 1999, Mr. Sweely had worked at Eljer’s in Salem.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth (Long) Sweely; children, Terri (James) Erickson of New York, Mathew (Marion) Sweely of Austintown, Traci (Thomas) Porter and Karen (Martin) Schweitzer of Salem and Cheryl (Arthur) Bisner of Lady Lake, Fla.; a stepson, Adam Long of Salem; three sisters; four brothers; five grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and five step-great grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were handled by the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent to the family online at www.starkmemorial.com.

1/18/13

Mathew Sweely

SALEM – Mathew Sweely, 72, of Salem, passed away Wednesday morning at his home surrounded by his family. Arrangements are pending at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

1/17/13