Thomas Stanley (Stan) Swordy

Thomas Stanley (Stan) Swordy

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Stan Swordy on Thursday, May 8th, 2008 at the age of 76 years.

Dad was born on December 8th, 1931 to Thomas & Mable Swordy in Kelowna, B.C. Moving from Kelowna at the age of ten years with his parents and older siblings, the family settled in the Lumby area where they farmed and logged for many years. Dad’s love in life was farming.

Dad is survived by one sister, Hellen (Bruce) Wyatt of Penticton, B.C.; two daughters, Marilyn Yablonski of Vernon, B.C. and Janet (Lorne) Taylor of Sherwood Park, Alberta; four grandchildren, Christina Yablonski and Jennifer (Tom) Patrick, of Vernon, B.C., Lisa Byman of Nakusp, B.C. and Sheena Churla of Sherwood Park, Alberta; six great-grandchildren, Brieanna, Taylor, Ebony, Steven, Stuart and Samual as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; four sisters; one infant grandson in 1976 and one infant great-grandson in 2004.

A Graveside Service will be held at Pleasant Valley Cemetery

on Thursday, May 15th, 2008 at 1:00 P.M. with Mr. Brian Jackson


We, the family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of Heritage Square for taking such good care of our Dad for the past eight years.

Funeral arrangements have been made with


5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5


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