Edward "Scotty" J. Swatek, 75, of Defiance, Ohio and formerly of Cleveland, died Monday, March 25, 2013.
He was the beloved husband of Mary (nee Connolly) for 26 years; devoted father of Tim Swatek and Lorie Neate; loving grandfather of Ben and Dan Neate; dearest son of the late Edward and Harriet Swatek; dear brother of Judy Riha (Frank) and John Swatek (Jodi); cherished friend of many. Scotty retired from the railroad after 20 years. He was a true motorcycle enthusiast.
A memorial gathering will be at the Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, from 3-7 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013. Cremation is by Busch Crematory. Call 440-842-7800. www.buschfuneral.com.