GREECE – August 12, 2021, at Age 78. Ernie is survived by his childhood sweetheart and loving wife of 58 years, Joanne (LaRocca) Swan; daughter, Jacqueline (Joseph) Delgado; sons, Dean (Julie) Swan, Ernie Jr. (Diane) Swan; 6 grandchildren, Nicholas and Meagan Delgado, Dino, Nina, Santino Swan and Gabriella Swan.
Ernie couldn’t wait for the first great grandchild expected in January 2022. Also survived by brother-in-law, Frank (Patti) LaRocca; sister-in-laws, Marlene Leone, Anna Swan; Loved by nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and colleagues in the car sales business. Ernie is predeceased by his mother, Celeste Julian; 2 brothers and sister-in-law, James (Carol) Swan and Robert Swan.
He was a loyal member for many years of the Freemasonry, Shriners and Knights of Columbus. Ernie enjoyed golfing, camping, boating, and annual vacations to Cape Cod, Traveling to Italy, Costa Rica, Hawaii and the Caribbean Islands. He was an exceptional retired car salesman and a proud member of the United States Navy.
A special thank you to the Unity Hospital Intensive Care Team and Monroe Community Hospital 5th floor Rehab Unit.
Ernie’s Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 17th 4-8 P.M. at Arndt Funeral Home, 1118 Long Pond Road. His Funeral Mass will be Celebrated Wednesday, August 18th 10:30 A.M. at Holy Cross Church, 4492 Lake Avenue, Rochester NY 14612. Entombment will follow Mass at Riverside Cemetery.