Dennis "Denny" Swender Sr.

October 3, 1953 ~ August 26, 2020 (age 66)


Dennis "Denny" Swender Sr., 66, of Griffith, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, August 26, 2020.  He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years Cindy, beloved children: Nancy (Dave) Brown, Dennis (Heidi) Swender Jr., Kimberlee Swender, loving grandchildren: Lucas, Delainey, Olivia, Stella, Edmund, Sydney, Mildred, Frederick, Ava, Truman, Dietrich, Gertrude, loving cousin John (Patti) Minchuk, many additional loving family and friends.  Denny was preceded in death by his parents John "Jay" and Gertrude.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM at the American Legion Hall Post 430, 7430 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410. 

Denny was a member of the Griffith Knights of Columbus, he was a lifetime senator of the Griffith Jaycee's, a member of the Local 1010, and retired from ArcelorMittal after 44 years of service.

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Celebration of Life Gathering
October 3, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
American Legion Hall Post (Broadway, Merrillville)

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