LARRY WAYNE SWALLOW 11-02-1949 - 07-16-2019
Larry Swallow, age 69, of Cincinnati OH passed away July 16, 2019 at his home in Bridgetown. A native of Dolton, IL, Larry graduated in 1967 from St. Ignatius HS in Chicago and attended Xavier University in pre-med. He was later employed in sales in the food brokerage industry with Lynch Foods and later, Sexton Foods. Larry survived a massive stroke in 1996 as part of UC’s TPA study and bravely battled life-long ailments of arthritis and cancer; succumbing to renal cancer. He was bright, clever, funny, an avid Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed bowling with his friends. He is survived by his cherished wife of 45 years Martha (Ackerman) and their son Lee (Amy Cornwell), four grandchildren Kelly, Kasey, Logan and Holly Gibson-Swallow, step grandchildren Eric and Maiya Cornwell and half sister, Nancy (Greg) Babb. He was also the loving brother-in law of Barbara (Larry) Kallmeyer, Paul (late Joan) Ackerman, Jane (late Michael) Hoffman, and the late Mary Angela (David) Samow, brother to his late sister Gerrilee (Tom) Connell, and proud uncle of dozens of nieces and nephews, in particular Meghan Davis of Kirksville, MO and Daniel Connell of Dallas, TX. He was predeceased by his parents Lee and Geraldine (Byrne) Swallow.
Donations can be made to the Sr. Rose Marion Scholarship Fund c/o Seton High School 3901 Glenway Ave Cinti OH 45205.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass 10 Am Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at St. Bernard Church, 7130 Harrison Ave., Taylor Creek, OH 45247. Burial to follow at St. Joseph Old Cemetery.