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Swan , Wayne H. 88

Formerly of Connellsville

Wayne H. Swan, 88, of Kissimmee, Fla., formerly of Connellsville, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, in Florida Hospital, Kissimmee. He was born May 7, 1924, in Wheeler, a son of the late Robert E. and Annabelle Comiskey Swan. Wayne was a retired pharmacist, who for many years owned and operated Swan's Drug Store in Connellsville during the 1950s through 1973. He and his now deceased wife, Beverly June Swan, moved to Miami and then finally settled in Kissimmee, Fla., where he continued to practice as a pharmacist until his retirement in 2005. Wayne was a World War II veteran, having served in the Army. He attended the Connellsville Christian Church when he lived in Connellsville. In addition to his parents, Wayne was predeceased by his wife, Beverly June Given Swan, in 2010; his brother, Robert E. Swan; and his sister, Beatrice Swan. Wayne is survived by his two sons, Wayne H. Swan Jr., of Raleigh, N.C., and Patrick H. Swan and his wife, Sarah E.C. Swan, of London, United Kingdom; and his sister, Betty Callahan, of Connellsville. Private funeral services will be held for the family with interment in Green Ridge Memorial Park, Pennsville. Arrangements are under the direction of the BROOKS FUNERAL HOME INC., 111 E. Green St., Connellsville, (724-628-1430). To sign the online guest registry, please visit


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