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Friday February 4th, 2022
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Kenneth Sweitzer

Kenneth R. Sweitzer Sr., 63, of Gardners, PA, passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022, in the UPMC Carlisle Hospital. He was born March 6, 1958, in Carlisle to Rosemary (Thomas) Sweitzer and the late Richard Sweitzer.

Kenneth was a Carlisle High School Graduate, class of 1976 and worked at Zeigler Brothers Feed for 46 years. He was a member of the Upper Adams Fish and Game, Adams County Fish and Game, South Mountain American Legion, Post 674, and the Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Gardners. He loved his grandchildren, hunting and fishing, and telling jokes.

He is survived by his wife, of 41 years Anne (Scott) Sweitzer of Gardners; children, Karen Bowermaster (Ryan) of Mt. Holly Springs, and Kenneth Jr. (companion, Tracey) of West Virginia; grandchildren, Cheyenne, Kamron and Enzo Sweitzer, Lillianna and Paige Bowermaster, and Felicity Britner; sister, Dianne Sweitzer. Also surviving is his mother-in-law, Nina Scott, sister-in-laws, Donna Scott and Linda Roberts, niece, Robin Cassatt, and numerous extended family members.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, February 4th, 2022, at 11:00 AM in the Hollinger Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 501 N. Baltimore Ave., Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065 with Pastor Libby Baker-Mikesell officiating. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the services and burial will be held in the Goodyear Cemetery, Gardners. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Upper Adams Fish and Game, 102 Town Hill Road, York Springs, PA 17372 or Mt. Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 4200 Carlisle Road, Gardners, PA 17324.  Visit www.HollingerFuneralHome.com to offer condolences to the family.

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Dianne - really sorry for your loss. Express condolences to your mom, too. Really tough losing our friends & family - especially those younger than us. I'll keep you & mom in my prayers.

Deb (Stoerzinger) Westbrook Feb 16 2022 9:00 PM

Anne, my deepest condolences to you and your family on your husbands passing. The loss of a spouse is one that is most difficult and comes with so much sorrow. I pray that you will find times of comfort as walk through this time of grief, that you are touched with memories that make you smile. We have never met; I am Jonathan Gallos mother-in-law and lost my husband of 51 years in November 2020. I know how much my son-in-law enjoyed the friendship he had with your husband and the fun of going to Red Sox ballgames. Peace to you all.

Maureen Cook Feb 5 2022 12:00 AM

I worked with Kenny for years at Zeiglers. What a great man & friend. You will be missed buddy!

Fred Shaffer, Jr Feb 3 2022 12:00 AM

It's difficult to imagine our world without Ken but Heaven has gained a great soul. Wishing you peace through prayers!

Todd Powless Feb 3 2022 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. We will always remember his smile & laugh, especially the time in Hanover when i got him out of that ticket.LOL. He was always here to help us when we needed help. I hope Gypsy found him when he got to Heaven. Prayers coming for all of the family, Ann remember we will always be here if you need anything. R.I.P till we see you again

Lisa Libby Feb 2 2022 12:00 AM

Karen and family,My deepest sympathy for your loss.

Cindy Jumper Feb 1 2022 12:00 AM

Anne, Karen & Ken, I am so sorry for your loss. It's been years since we have seen each other but I'm so sorry for your loss

Lynda Neff Feb 1 2022 12:00 AM

RIP brother, I guess it's true only the good die young.

Dennis Kassick Feb 1 2022 12:00 AM

Absolute truth!

old friend Feb 1 2022 12:00 AM

Kenny I can't believe I am writing on your obituary to say good-bye to you. I will always remember all the good times all of us cousins had when we came up to see Grandma and Grandpa Sweitzer. You always had a wonderful personality and was always making us laugh with your funny sense of humor and telling jokes. Your Mom & Dad, Dianne and you were always there for me when I lost my dad & again when I lost my mother, I promise I will be there for your mother & sister. I will forever miss you, your cousin Frances

Frances E Eck Jan 31 2022 12:00 AM

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