November 22, 1929 - March 9, 2019
Dolores Cecilia (Walter) Swirczynski, age 89, of North Richland Hills, passed peacefully at home on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Ken Robinson officiating. Burial will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Dolores was born on November 22, 1929, in Muenster, to Alois (Shorty) John Walter and Marie Catherine (Hartman) Walter. She was the oldest of six children. Dolores graduated from St. Mary’s High School in Gainesville in 1947 and married Bernard Joseph ‘B.J.’ Swirczynski in a ceremony at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Muenster in 1950. Dolores and B.J. were blessed with six children: Mary Jane, Joe, Lou Ann, Dona, Marlene, and Brenda. Dolores and B.J. began their 33-year family business, XYZ Tank Trucks, in the Muenster area, moving to Mineral Wells in 1976. She was an avid gardener and active member of numerous garden clubs, the Fort Worth Chrysanthemum Society, a volunteer at the Fort Worth Botanical Garden, and earned the status of a National Accredited Flower Show Judge. Dolores had many interests and passions including creative writing, reading, and horseback riding. Before her health declined, she was writing a cookbook focused on using healthy seasonal ingredients. Dolores is survived by son: Joe Swirczynski of Mineral Wells; daughters: Lou Ann Russell of Sparks, NV, Dona Sue and husband Tegun Thomas of Hallsville, Marlene and husband Larry Moore of Santa Rosa, CA, and Brenda Swirczynski and Mark Furlow of North Richland Hills; five grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sister: Jeanette and husband Bill Karr of Temple; brothers: John V and wife Sammie Walter of dallas, Eugene Walter of Muenster, and Claude and wife Nancy Walter of Muenster. Dolores is preceded in death by parents; Al and Marie Walter, husband; B.J. Swirczynski; daughter: Mary Jane Howard; sister: Sandra Corcoran; sisters-in-law: Marie Walter and Marilyn Walter; and brother-in-law: Tommy Corcoran. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to Muenster Public Library or Catholic Daughters of America.
Dolores Cecilia (Walter) Swirczynski, age 89, of North Richland Hills, passed peacefully at home on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Ken... View Obituary & Service Information
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