NewburyportNews.com, Newburyport, MA

May 28, 2014

Mark Swasey, 69


Lewiston, Maine — Mark A. Swasey, 69, of Bridgton, Maine, died Friday at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

He was born in Newburyport, Mass., on January 18, 1945, and was the son of Charles and Myrtle Rogers Swasey. He attended school in the Newburyport area and for many years worked for the Newburyport Department of Public Works, before moving to Bridgton. His most recent job was as a truck driver for Portland Sand and Gravel.

Mark was an avid NASCAR and local race car fan, often going to the races with his brother-in-law, Philip Hewlett. He was a member of the Maine Vintage Race Car Association. He also enjoyed trains and subways, and was a member of the New England Electric Railway Society and the Boston Street Railway Association.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Hewlett Swasey of Bridgton; daughter, Hollie Hammond and her husband, Edward, of Amesbury, Mass., and their children Mark, Allysa and Rose; daughter, Alice Downs of Hampton, N.H, and her children, Cristina and Cassandra; daughter, Amanda Swasey of Saco; and two sisters, Rebecca McGowan of Newton, N.H., and Mary Deane of Meadeville, Pa.

ARRANGEMENTS: Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 30, at 1 p.m., at Bridge Street Cemetery, West Newbury, Mass.

Condolences may be shared with his family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.

Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton.