Michael D. Swift

By Orleans Hub Posted 12 August 2020 at 4:17 pm

Michael Swift

Michael D. “Swifty” Swift, 70, of Brockport, passed away after a long illness on Aug. 12, 2020. He was born July 9, 1950 in Brockport to the late Orville and Margaret (Blodgett) Swift.

Swifty loved to travel all over, oftentimes camping in the Adirondacks, or spending the month of July camping with family and friends and hosting a big party. He was an avid New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He worked for over 30 years at SUNY Brockport. Swifty enjoyed boxing, listening to music, and having a good party. His greatest love was spending time with his children, grandchildren and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Karen, in 2008; and his brother, Richard.

Swifty is survived by his children, Christopher (Chaley) Swift, Denise Swift, Jason Swift and Daniel Swift; grandchildren, Richard, Jared and James Swift, Joel and Jenna Ferrigno; siblings, Janet (Terry) Carey, Sheila (Don) Cox, Orville (Bernadette) Swift, and Elmer Swift; sister-in-law, Debby Swift; brother-in-law, Kevin Jennejohn; eight nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and great-nephews; as well as many cousins.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 16650 State Route 31, Holley NY 14470, on Tue., Aug. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m. Guests will be required to wear face masks when entering the funeral home.

A private service will take place at the convenience of the family. If you would like to watch the private service, please use this link. He will be laid to rest with his wife, Karen, at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Brockport.

Memorial contributions in Swifty’s name may be made to PAWS Animal Shelter, 3371 Gaines Basin Road, Albion NY 14411.

To share a special memory of Swifty, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.