SELKIRK – George C.
Swift, 81, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2009. George was a Navy
veteran serving during WWII. He retired in 1992 from the Local 40
Heat & Frost Insulators. George was a member of the Ravena
Evangelical Church, he volunteered his time for the Right to Life
office and Something Old Something New. His favorite pastimes were
hunting and fishing.
predeceased by his wife Doris Swift. Survivors include his
children, Suzanne Celella of Ravena, George G. Swift of Selkirk and
David Swift of East Greenbush; grandchildren, Joe Payette, Leanne
Boehlke, Brandy Swift and Victoria Celella; and great-grandson
Elijah Boehlke. Also survived by his loved companion, Baby.
will be held 1 PM Monday, August 31st at the Babcock Funeral Home,
Ravena. Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, South
Bethlehem. Friends may call at the funeral home on Sunday from 4 to
8 PM. Contributions in memory of George may be made to Right to
Life, 41 State St., Suite M100, Albany, NY 12207.