May 3, 1932-June 6, 2018
Allen E. Swize of Helotes, Texas, born May 3, 1932, passed away June 6, 2018 at the age of 86 with his family by his side. He was called home by the Lord to join his beloved wife of 60 years Betty Swize, parents Emil and Susie Swize, son Christopher Allen Swize, and great-grandchild Addison Wente. Allen is survived by daughters Cheryl Wente (Tom) and Debra Marmor; grandchildren, Christopher Wente (Melissa), Suzy Villarreal (Michael), Eric Wente (Brittany), Matthew Marmor, and Emily Marmor; great-grandchildren, Taylor, Nikki, Hallie, Tommy, Bear, Kyle, Carson, Reagan, Eve, Allen, and Presley; 4 brothers, Daniel Swize, Myron Swize, James Swize, Emily Swize, Jr.; sister Darlene Moczygemba, his beloved dog Snickers, and a lifetime of friends and neighbors. Allen served with the United States Navy for four years during the Korean War. After he returned from the service, he devoted 40 years of his life to work with Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.
Visitation will begin at 6 pm and the rosary will be recited at 7 pm on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. A funeral Mass will be celebrated the following day, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12 pm. Interment will follow at Mission Burial Park North.