Charles Ross Swinehart, 77, of Lancaster, died unexpectedly on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at his residence. Born in Gap, he was the son of the late Charles and Lillian (Bullock) Swinehart. Charles was an assembler for the Occupational Development Center of Lancaster. He was of the protestant faith. Surviving is a brother Clarence husband of Doris Swinehart of Lancaster; half-brothers Lester husband of Judy Swinehart, Walter Swinehart, Carl husband of Wanda Swinehart, all of Lancaster; and half-sisters Gladys wife of Aaron Esh of Lancaster, Helen wife of Jere Martin of Lititz, Joyce wife of Elmer Herr of Manheim, and Janet wife of Willis Groff of Lancaster. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service at the Buch Funeral Home, 21 Market Square, Manheim, PA on Monday January 30, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. Interment in Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery will be private. There will be a public viewing on Monday at the Buch Funeral Home from 1:00 P.M. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers contributions in Charles's memory may be sent to PAI, 1810 Rohrerstown Road, Lancaster, PA 17601.