Welcome to the memorial page for

Harold Borden Swales Jr.

January 10, 1932 ~ April 6, 2017 (age 85)

Harold Borden Swales Jr.  

Age 85 of Livonia died suddenly April 6, 2017. Hal was survived by his wife of 57 years Carol M. Swales (nee. LeFever). Loving father of Tamara (the late Stephen) Gilbert, Suzanne (Steve) Barcewicz, and Sally (Craig) Hubbard. Cherished grandfather of Shauna (James), Stephanie (Michael), Daniel, Chelsea, Joseph, John, Meredith, Emily, and Spencer. Dearest great-grandfather of 6. Preceded in death by his parents Harold and Mary Swales, sons Harold III and Thomas. Also survived by his siblings Janet (the late Gordon) Brown, Judy (Ray) Gargan, and William (Jeanne) Swales. Hal was a Korean War veteran, avid bowler and all around sports fanatic. He was deeply loved and will be missed by all.

Visitation will take place Sunday, April 9th 3-6pm, Monday, April 10th 3-8pm at Fred Wood Funeral Home-Rice Chapel 36100 Five Mile Rd. Livonia.

The funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, April 11th 10:30am, Instate 10:00am at St. Colette Catholic Church 17600 Newburgh Rd, Livonia, MI 48152.


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago IL 60674

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