Age 81, of Mount Lebanon, on Saturday April 18, 2020. Husband of the recently departed Frances M. (McAdams) Swartzwelder; devoted father of Kathleen A Swartzwelder-Schweiger (Randy McDade) and Christopher (Kimberly) Swartzwelder; loving grandfather of Michael and Elijah Szymkowiak; brother of the late John Swartzwelder, Emma Zehner and Mary Catherine Griffith; also survived by nieces and nephews. Joe grew up in the Panther Hollow section of Oakland where he was employed by the University of Pittsburgh to maintain their award winning gardens. He then moved on to Mt. Lebanon Public Works where he eventually retired from. At Joe’s request, Services and Interment are private. Laughlin Cremation & Funeral Tributes.
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