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Christopher R. Swordy

August 17, 1990 July 13, 2013
Christopher R. Swordy
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Christopher Robert Swordy, age 22 of Oak Park. Christopher died after being struck by an automobile on Harlem Avenue and Jackson Blvd., in Oak Park early Saturday Morning July 13. Christopher was born in Chicago, IL on August 17, 1990 to Simon Patrick Swordy and Josephine Mary Ryan. He graduated from Lincoln Elementary and Oak Park River Forest High School and attended Triton College in River Grove. Most recently he worked at the Avenue Ale House in Oak Park and previously worked for the Oak Park Park District. Christopher will be remembered for his love of writing poetry, rapping, performing and recording music. Seeing friends and family were his favorite pastimes. He is survived by his Mother Josephine Ryan of Oak Park and his sister Julia and brother, John Swordy. Visitation will be on Friday July 19, 2013 from 10 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass 11 a.m. at Ascension Church, 808 S. East Avenue, Oak Park. Please omit flowers and support M.A.D.D. (Mothers against Drunk Driving) 1430 Branding Lane, #104, Downers Grove, IL 60515.


Friday, July 19 11 a.m.

Ascension Church 808 S. East Ave. Oak Park, IL 60304


Friday, July 19 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Ascension Church 808 S. East Ave. Oak Park, IL 60304

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