Alvin Lee Swain, 59, of
Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on Friday,
April 29, 2016, at his residence.
He was born February
20, 1957, in East Liverpool, Ohio to Stella (Nusser)
Milocik and the late Larry Lee Swain.
Alvin was a member of
First United Methodist Church Crossfire Campus.
He worked as an EMT, Radio Announcer and Truck
Driver. Alvin was a veteran of the United States
Marines Corps serving during the Vietnam War
Era. He was a Past Commandant of the Bantam
Marine Corps League Detachment #743, the
American Legion Post #117 and the East Butler
Firemen's Club. Alvin enjoyed fishing, boating,
camping, the outdoors and especially his
He is survived by his
wife Nancy (Panei) Swain; two sons, Matthew
Swain and his wife Rebecca of East Butler, PA,
and Mark Swain and his partner Lorena of Butler,
PA; five grandchildren, Nevaeh, Morgan, Nathan,
Nicholas and Carter; his mother and step father
Stella and George Milochik of Monaca, PA; one
brother, William Hartley and his wife Tracy of
Aliquippa, PA; three sisters, Donna Gulish and
her husband John of Beaver Falls, PA, Brenda
Adams and her husband Bob of Aliquippa, PA, and
Ruth Ann Canfield of AZ; and by many nieces and
In addition to his
father he was preceded in death by his
stepmother, Tomasina Swain and by his
stepfather, William Hartley.
Friends will be
at Thompson - Miller Funeral
Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.
on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, from 2 to 4 and 6 to
A Memorial Service will be held on
Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 10 a.m. at Crossfire
Campus, 1802 North Main Street Extension ,
Butler, PA 16001 with Pastor Robert Gilchrist of
Crossfire and Pastor Larry T. Coltura of Medi
Home Hospice officiating.
The Bantam Marine Corps League Detachment
#743 will provide military honors at the church
following the service.
Private burial will take
place in the National Cemetery of the
In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made to in care of the
family in c/o Thompson-Miller Funeral Home,
Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA 16001.