Darrin M. Swavely, Sr.

Service Scheduled for: Thursday, May. 5 11:00 AM
Died: Apr. 28, 2022
Darrin M. Swavely, Sr., 51, of Stowe, passed away on Thursday April 28, 2022 surrounded by his loving family following a courageous and inspiring battle with cancer.

Darrin was blessed to find the love of his life shortly after high school, on lane 24 and married Jane Marie (Giaquinto) Swavely on July 19, 1997, who survives. Besides his wife, Darrin has left behind the true gifts of his life, his two sons, Darrin M. Swavely Jr., David V. Swavely, his beloved daughter, Katie Swavely, all residing in Stowe; and his nephew Alex Glinski whom he thought of as a third son.

Born in Pottstown, Darrin was the son of the late Harry C. Swavely and the late Janet Sue (Howe) Swavely. He was a 1988 graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School where he was on the football team, on the defensive line, where he scored a touchdown for his wildcats. He was an avid bowler who had numerous 300 games and 800 series. He had great joy from watching his nephews and kids bowl every weekend and his most cherished memories where when they worked hard to achieve their goals. He reveled in their successes on and off of the lanes “

Darrin worked tirelessly as a laborer for Kiwi in Douglassville and Davlyn Manufacturing Company in Spring City.

Darrin was well known for being a huge sports enthusiast. He especially loved football – he was a lifelong and diehard Detroit Lions fan. He was also an avid bowler and his love of this sport was shared with his entire family.

Also surviving Darrin is a beloved sister Crystal A., wife of Mick J. Moore of Pottstown, and nine truly treasured nieces and nephews. He is also survived by a great niece, Charlotte Moore, his dog Rocky and cat Stella.

A funeral mass will be held 11:00 A.M. on Thursday May 5, 2022 at St. Teresa of Calcutta Church, 256 Swamp Pike, Schwenksville. Burial will be private. There will also be viewings on Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. and Thursday morning from 10:00 to 10:45 A.M. at the church.

Contributions may be made in his memory to the David and Katie Swavely college fund in care of Superior Credit Union or to SCAD Bowling.

The family would like to thank Southeastern Healthcare and Hospice for the excellence in care that Darrin received during his last days of his life. We are eternally grateful and humbled by this entire experience.

Arrangements are being made by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.


The services will start at St. Teresa of Calcutta Church