HERMON - Beloved son, brother, father, and friend passed away of a sudden illness in the early morning hours of February 14, 2015, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Bangor, ME. He was born on February 26, 1979, in Hermon, ME., the son of Wilford Swoboda and Dorene Guptil Swoboda.
He is survived by his father, Wilford Swoboda; son, Chandler Emery; girlfriend Christie and her daughter, Emily; and siblings, Barbara, Bub, Mike, Dale, Ruth, Lois, Mark, and Gayle; as well as many nieces and nephews. His mother, Dorene, and brothers, Wayne Swoboda and Wade Turner, preceded him in death.
Known for his wit and willingness to help others, he will be greatly missed.
A memorial service officiated by Pastor Chute and Joseph W. Swoboda will be held on Saturday, February 28 at 1 p.m. at the Elks Club in Bangor. Food and beverage donations for this service would be greatly appreciated. In lieu of flowers, donations should be directed to Joseph W. Swoboda, nephew and officiant, 207-745-1526.