Chester R. Swistock, 78, of Bayville, died on Monday, Sept. 10 at Meridian Sub acute Rehabilitation Center in Wall. Swistock was born in Moran, PA and was raised in Chesterfield, PA. He had lived in Elizabeth, Old Bridge, Howell, Freehold, and Toms River before moving to Bayville in 2012.
Swistock was a salesman for Whelan Pontiac in Freehold before retiring in 1997. He was a U.S. Army veteran, an avid golfer and was a horse racing fan that enjoyed the Freehold Raceway and loved trips to Atlantic City.
Swistock was predeceased by his wife, Nancy in 2008. He is survived by three sons, Patrick Gagliano and his wife, Maria of Freehold, John Gagliano and his wife, Francine of Howell, and Keith Swistock and his wife, Lisa of Bayville; nine grandchildren, Nicole, Brooke, Nino, Gianna, Theresa, Anthony, Christina, Vanessa and Keith; a sister, Marcy Angelou of Warren; his mother-in-law, Delores Rosener of Largo, FL; a sister-in-law, Diane Modsrezecki and her husband, Ted of Lanoka Harbor; two brothers-in-law, Brian Rosener and his wife, Leah of Linden and Glenn Rosener of Largo, FL; two nephews, James Angelou and Peter Angelou; and a niece, Susan Esbensen.
Visiting will be at the in Freehold Township on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the funeral home on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 8:30 a.m. for the procession to The Church of St. Veronica, 4215 Route 9 North, Howell for his 9:30 a.m. funeral service.
Inurnment will be at the Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle NJ Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Arneytown at the convenience of the family. For information, directions or condolence messages to the family visit, www.claytonfuneralhome.com.