Swan, Jeffrey J., age 79, of Hawthorne, on Monday, January 7, 2019.
Born in St. Louis, MO, Jeffrey grew up there and in New Haven, CT before serving his country proudly in the U.S. Navy. When he returned from his service, he settled in New Jersey and became a resident of Hawthorne over 20 years ago. Throughout his life, Jeffrey worked as a Claims Manager for PSE&G. When Jeffrey retired, he became a certified massage therapist and volunteered his services with groups and organizations. Jeffrey was a longtime member of the Nutley Elks. In his spare time, he also enjoyed golfing at the Passaic County Golf Club, traveling, and gardening both at home and with the Hawthorne Garden Club.
Jeffrey J. Swan was the beloved husband of Roberta (nee Grauso) Swan. Loving father of Michael Swan and his wife Valerie of Ledgewood, Cynthia Pinto and her husband Paul of Parsippany, Roberta Argyros of Hawthorne, and Renee Lo Bue of Montclair. Grandfather of Jessica, Katherine, Chloe, Kai, Joseph and Ashley. He is also survived by his dear brother Gary Swan and friend Harry “Skipper” Scala.
Cremation will be private. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday from 2:00 - 4:00pm and from 7:00 - 9:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn. Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.