Swanson , Robert F. 65
North Myrtle Beach
Robert F. Swanson, 65, of North Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Tuesday, June 25, 2013, unexpectedly of a heart attack, while with friends in North Myrtle Beach. He was born July 10, 1947, in Pittsburgh, a son of Eleanor (Myers) Swanson Weisenburg and the late Charles Swanson. Pittsburgh was his hometown, but he had made a new life in North Myrtle Beach, S.C. He served in the Air Force from 1968 to 1972, with tours of duty in Italy and the Philippines, where he made friends that he loved until his dying days. In addition to his mother, Robert is survived by two sons, Erik and his wife, Lara, and Tom and his wife, Irene; three granddaughters, Grace, Cate and Emma; a brother, Charles and his wife, Alma Jean; and three nephews. He was a kind, generous, gracious man and will be missed by all who knew him. Visitation will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at HART FUNERAL HOME INC., Murrysville. A service will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 2, 2013, in the funeral home, with the Rev. Chris Livermore presiding. Interment will follow in the Monongahela Cemetery, North Braddock. http://www.hartfuneralhomeinc.com.