Anthony "Tony" Swentkowski

SWENTKOWSKI, ANTHONY (TONY) - of Egg Harbor Township passed away on March 31, 2018, at the age of 81 years. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was an area resident for 43 years. Tony proudly served in the United States Air Force from 1954 to 1975, retiring as a Master Sergeant. During that time he served a tour of duty in Vietnam. He was hired by the FAA Tech Center in 1975 where he worked as a computer systems analyst for 19 years. Tony will be most remembered for the 59 year inseparable bond he formed with his wife, Mary, during which they raised five children and provided vast amounts of love and support to their many friends. He also was a sci-fi enthusiast and enjoyed tennis, bowling, golf, table tennis and billiards. He was predeceased by his wife, Mary in July of 2016. He is survived by his children John (Jean) Swentkowski, Rose (Dave) King, Robert (Kim) Swentkowski, Anthony (Valarie) Swentkowski, Jr., Stephen (Denise) Swentkowski; grandchildren John, Jessica, Jennifer, JJ, Heather, Caitlin, Brian, Sean, Michael, Richie, Stephen, Nicole; and one great-grandchild Brayden. Friends and relatives may call Thursday, April 5, at 9:30-10:45 am at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, 606 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Mays Landing. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Tony can be made to the Disabled American Veterans, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 (www.dav.org).