Paul H. Sweger, 85 years old, of Miller Township, Newport, passed away Monday, December 21, 2015 He was born January 1, 1930 in Landisburg to Russell and Mary (Saylor) Sweger. He was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and was a lifetime member of the Newport Social Order of Owls and member of the Newport American Legion #177. He enjoyed horse racing, watching professional wrestling and especially working on his Kubota tractor.
Paul is survived by his wife, Peggy (Shuman) Sweger; sons, Robert L. Sweger and Steven E. Sweger of Newport; brothers, Russell Sweger of Ickesburg and Donald Sweger of Dover; sister, Janet Campbell of Paoli and grandsons, Nathan M. Sweger and Shane Roush. He was preceded in death by brothers, John and Arthur Sweger and sisters, Pearl Hess, Pauline Sherman, Doris Sweger, Irene Brickner, and Mildred Morrison
Services will be held Monday from the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport with a viewing from 10 AM until the funeral service at 11 AM with Pastor Anthony Hill officiating. Burial will follow in the Eshcol Cemetery, Millerstown with military honors by the Perry County Military Honor Guard.