Alan C. Swarthout, 72, of Penn Yan, passed away Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Rochester General Hospital.

Friends and family may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Townsend Wood
Funeral Chapel, 201E. Elm St., Penn Yan. A funeral service celebrating his life will follow at 10:30 a.m. Monday Nov. 12 at the Second Milo Baptist Church, 1964 2nd Milo Rd., Penn Yan with the Rev. David Daniels. Interment at Second Milo Cemetery will be held privately at the convenience of his family.

Memorials may be made in Alan's memory to the Second Milo Baptist Church, c/o Sue Gibson, 58 Water St., Dundee, N.Y. 14837 or to Keuka Comfort Care Home, P.O. Box 107, Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527

Alan was born in Penn Yan on October 30, 1946, to Nina (Clark) and A. Franklin Swarthout.

Alan graduated from Penn Yan Academy Class of 1965. He had earned his associates degree from Corning Community College and also had attended Community College of the Finger Lakes. He retired after 20 years of service from Taylor Instruments in Rochester. He had also worked for Seneca Foods as a quality control inspector and for Home Depot.

Alan is survived by his mother, Nina Clark Swarthout; sister, Linda (Jim) Eaves; brother, Andrew (Kathy) Swarthout; nieces, Melanie (Josh Corbett) Swarthout and Caroline Swarthout; great-nieces Grace Swarthout and Chloe Corbett; and great-nephews, Domanic Corbett and Liam Miller, step-niece and nephew, Debra (Bob) Curbeau and Jimmy Eaves; step-great-nieces and nephews, Cade and Jenna Curbeau, James and Jacob Eaves, as well as many cousins. Alan was predeceased by his father, A. Franklin Swarthout.

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