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Orvis Swisher

November 7, 1911 — July 5, 2010

Orvis C. Swisher

Age 98, of Beaver Dams, NY passed away Monday, July 5, 2010 at Bethany Manor in Horseheads, NY.

He is survived by his wife Eva; son, Raymond (Hisae) Swisher of Beaver Dams; daughter, Rosalie (Ron) D’Souza of LaGrangeville, NY; sisters-in law, Florence Waters and Dorothy (David) Matison, both of Horseheads, NY; seven grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Thursday, from 6-8pm; Burial Office and Holy Eucharist will be held at St. James’ Episcopal Church, Sixth & Decatur St., Watkins Glen, on Friday, July, 9, 2010 at 11:00am; The Rev. Michael Hartney celebrant; followed by committal services at 2:00pm at Holy Trinity Orthodox Cemetery, Elmira.

Orvis retired from Schweizer Aircraft of Big Flats. You may view his memorial or sign a guestbook online in “Obituaries” at

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