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Celebrating the life of
Kenneth J. Swetz
June 06, 1942 - August 29, 2018
Loving and Devoted Husband. An avid and accomplished golfer.
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • No Local Service

I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May the God of All comfort give you a measure of comfort through the many prayers in your behalf (2Corinthians 1: 3, 4; Revelation 21: 3, 4).

F. F. , ,

Dear Wanda, what a shock this morning to read Ken’s obituary in the paper. We had no idea you had even moved. Our heart aches for you bc we know how how happy he made you. Please know we send our deepest sympathy , care and concern to you and the family. God give you strength and courage to carry on as he would have wanted for you. Carol and Larry

Carol and Larry Wright, Naples, Fl

Met you at Wildcat Run and your parents. I admired your love and kindness toward your parents. God bless you and Rest In Peace my friend.

Don Vandermillen, Bonita Springs, Fl

My condolences to Ken's family and friends. "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out."-John 5:28,29

B.R.B, , Ga

Wanda, we are thinking of you, and hoping that you are taking some comfort in your wonderful years together with Ken. We will miss his great smile and his vast knowledge of sports trivia facts. You are in our prayers.

Gary and Karen Anklowitz, Savannah, GA

Wanda,we were sorry to hear of Ken's passing.Some of my fondest memories on the golf course was as a member of the Swetz Group at Quail West. Ken founded, organized and ran the Group with military precision and made every member feel welcome. He was an incredible guy and will be sorely missed. Our sincere condolences to you and the family, Richard and Jo Ann Hirsch.

Richard L Hirsch, Naples, Florida

Warm respects and thoughts to you and the family, Great Aunt. May the very best happy memories live on.

Brandon and Rolando Rossi, San Diego, CA,

Dear Wanda, We are so sorry for your loss, please know we are keeping you in our prayers. Much love, Gerry and Lou

Lou and Gerry Molella, Savannah, Ga

Our thoughts go out to the entire family. Ken was your consummate golf partner. He enjoyed playing, whether winning or losing. Always had a good word.

Don Sturtz, Savannah, GA

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 where Jehovah God promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope. For more information please visit jw.org.

Niecy, ,

Kenneth J Swetz, beloved husband of Wanda, passed from this earth August 29, 2018, after year’s of fighting cancer. A current resident of Savannah, GA, he had also resided in Naples, FL and Westchester County in New York.

Ken was born in Rhinebeck, NY and was a graduate of Iona College. After serving in the Army as a military policeman and seeing duty in Germany, he returned to civilian life and began his career working for Golf Magazine. Leaving Golf Magazine, Ken began a decades long career with Katz Communication Radio Division. Ken retired from Katz as President in 1994 to fulfill his desire to be a full-fledged “Golf-Bum.”

With a lifelong love of golf, Ken was most proud of his 10 holes-in-one and over 19 club championship wins. Ken was a member of Sleepy Hollow in Westchester County, NY, Wildcat Run and Quail West in Naples, FL.

He is survived by his wife, Wanda, brothers; Tom, Edward and James. Sister-in-laws; Angie Swetz, Daphne Haenozel and Mary Little. Many nieces and nephews, and a very long list of golf buddies and friends.
Ken was preceded in death by his father; Tom, his mother; Francis, and sister-in-law; Carol Swetz.

Per Ken’s request, there will be no services or visitation.

Ken will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

Remembrances may be made in Ken’s honor to The American Cancer Society, 4849 Paulsen Street, No 102, Savannah, GA 31405 or Hospice Savannah, P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.

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Candle tribute lit by Daphne Haenszel — Georgia

I’m so sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May the God of All comfort give you a measure of comfort through the many prayers in your behalf (2Corinthians 1: 3, 4; Revelation 21: 3, 4).

F. F. , ,

Dear Wanda, what a shock this morning to read Ken’s obituary in the paper. We had no idea you had even moved. Our heart aches for you bc we know how how happy he made you. Please know we send our deepest sympathy , care and concern to you and the family. God give you strength and courage to carry on as he would have wanted for you. Carol and Larry

Carol and Larry Wright, Naples, Fl

Met you at Wildcat Run and your parents. I admired your love and kindness toward your parents. God bless you and Rest In Peace my friend.

Don Vandermillen, Bonita Springs, Fl

My condolences to Ken's family and friends. "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out."-John 5:28,29

B.R.B, , Ga

Wanda, we are thinking of you, and hoping that you are taking some comfort in your wonderful years together with Ken. We will miss his great smile and his vast knowledge of sports trivia facts. You are in our prayers.

Gary and Karen Anklowitz, Savannah, GA

Wanda,we were sorry to hear of Ken's passing.Some of my fondest memories on the golf course was as a member of the Swetz Group at Quail West. Ken founded, organized and ran the Group with military precision and made every member feel welcome. He was an incredible guy and will be sorely missed. Our sincere condolences to you and the family, Richard and Jo Ann Hirsch.

Richard L Hirsch, Naples, Florida

Warm respects and thoughts to you and the family, Great Aunt. May the very best happy memories live on.

Brandon and Rolando Rossi, San Diego, CA,

Dear Wanda, We are so sorry for your loss, please know we are keeping you in our prayers. Much love, Gerry and Lou

Lou and Gerry Molella, Savannah, Ga

Our thoughts go out to the entire family. Ken was your consummate golf partner. He enjoyed playing, whether winning or losing. Always had a good word.

Don Sturtz, Savannah, GA

My condolences to the family. May you find comfort in the scripture at Revelation 21:4 where Jehovah God promises to do away with death forever. We look forward to this beautiful hope. For more information please visit jw.org.

Niecy, ,


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