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Monday, September 12, 2016

Obituary: William T. "Bill" Schwenk, 63, Wellsville


WELLSVILLE – William T. “Bill” Schwenk, 63, passed away Thursday (Sept. 8, 2016) at home.
Mr. Schwenk was born on May 22, 1953 in Buffalo to Casper and Margaret (Kemp) Schwenk. On Oct. 10, 1992 in Bolivar he married Melissa Prentice, who survives.
In addition to his wife, Bill is survived by two sisters, Margaret Flynn of Martinsburg, W.V. and Rosemary Schwenk of Buffalo; and one brother, Norman Schwenk of Orchard Park; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Albert Schwenk, Donald Schwenk and Richard Schwenk.
Bill enjoyed listening to Country and Western music and he was an avid walker. In his younger days, he liked to bowl. Bill was a member of the Alden Volunteer Fire Department and was a Salvation Army volunteer. His favorite pastime though was hanging out with his friends at Highland Health Services. He will be deeply missed.
There will be no prior visitation. The memorial service will be held on Friday (Sept. 16) at 3:00 p.m. at Baker-Swan Funeral Home, 3256 Riverside Drive in Wellsville. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Shinglehouse, Pa. Online condolences may be offered at www.baker-swan.com.