Allen E. "Buddy" Sweigert Jr., of Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of Cressona, PA, passed away at Myrtle Beach, SC, on July 1st, 2020.
Allen was born in Pottsville, PA, on January 22, 1947, a son of the late Catherine S. (Kline) and Allen E. Sweigert, Sr.
Al retired from Schuylkill Haven Borough after 26 years of service as a meter reader. He was also a member and bartender at the East Ward Social Club in Schuylkill Haven.
He was a graduate of Blue Mountain High School Class of 1965 and a member of St. Marks, United Church of Christ in Cressona.
He was a very quiet yet caring man. He loved his Baseball and was an avid collector of Baseball Cards. He could tell you stories and interesting trivia on any player on any card in his collection. He loved making homemade wine with his father and donating 90% to community friends. He was devoted to community sports and umpired for many decades absolutely refusing any sort of payment. He volunteered driving cancer patients to their chemo sessions and befriending them so they were not alone.
Allen is also survived by a brother, John S. of Kingsland, Georgia, one niece Jessica Sweigert of Tower City, PA, one nephew Jeremy Sweigert of Lafayette, Louisiana, and one great nephew, Braxton Allen Hines.
A graveside service will be conducted by Pastor Kevin Fruchtl on Monday, October 19th at 11 a.m. at Cressona Cemetery, Cressona.
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