Charles E. Sword

November 11, 1926 ~ August 27, 2020 (age 93)


Williamsport, MD- Charles E. Sword, 93, of Williamsport, MD died Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Elmcroft Senior Living in Hagerstown, MD.


He was born on November 11, 1926 in Williamsport, MD to the late Charles E. Sword and Mabel Pryor Sword.


He retired from Potomac Edison Company in 1992 with over 47 years of service.


He was a veteran of the World War II, serving in Europe in the U.S. Army Air Force 12th Tactical Air Command.


He was a 1944 graduate of Williamsport High School in Williamsport, MD.


He was a member of the Joseph Herbert Post #222 American Legion in Clear Spring, MD; VFW Post #6241 of Mercersburg, PA; life member of the NRA; life member of the Western Maryland Sportsman’s Club; life member of the Greencastle Sportsman’s Association.


He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years Betty Jane Sword; his parents; brother Melvin Sword; sister Beverly Sword; 1 nephew.


He is survived by his brother George Sword; nieces and one nephew.


The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Sunday, August 30, 2020 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm.  The funeral home will be open after 12:00 (noon) on Sunday for the convenience of family and friends.


Graveside services will be announced at a later date.


The family request the omission of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS 2 Brandy Dr. Williamsport, MD 21795


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