Sarah A. Swientochowski
April 1, 1922-March 18, 2016
Sarah A. Swientochowski, age 93, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, March 18, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.
A native Delawarean, Sarah was born in Wilmington on April 1, 1922, a daughter of the late Frank and Mary (Selvaggi) Barilo. She worked as a production line worker for Continental Can Co. in Wilmington for 26 years and later retired from National Vulcanized Fiber Co. in Wilmington in 1988 after 15 years of dedicated service.
Since 1955, Sarah was member of Holy Spirit R.C. Church in New Castle. She enjoyed weekly excursions to Delaware Park.
In addition to her parents, Sarah was preceded in death by her husband Joseph F. Swientochowski, Sr; siblings, Christine Vincent and Nicholas Barilo; and granchildren, Anthony Martin and Joanna Quesenberry. She is survived by her children, Barbara Morris (Charles) of Fenwick Island, Georgianna Riley (Paul) of Wilmington, Joseph Swientochowski, Jr. (Karen) of New Castle, and Deena Stackhouse (Robert) of New Castle; sister, Marie Rittenbaugh of Whittier, CA; 9 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Therese Barilo of Wilmingon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at Holy Spirit R.C. Church, 12 Winder Rd, New Castle, DE 19720 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. A committal service will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, March 28, 2016, at the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Spirit Parish at the address above.