Mark A. Swasey, 69

LEWISTON — Mark A. Swasey, 69, of Bridgton, died Friday, May 23, 2014, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

He was born in Newburyport, Mass., Jan. 18, 1945, the son of Charles and Myrtle Rogers Swasey. He attended school in the Newburyport area, and for many years worked for the Newburyport Department of Public Works before moving to Bridgton. His most recent job was as a truck driver for Portland Sand and Gravel.

Mark was an avid NASCAR and local race car fan, often going to the races with his brother-in-law Philip Hewlett. He was a member of the Maine Vintage Race Car Association. He also enjoyed trains and subways, and was a member of the New England Electric Railway Society and the Boston Street Railway Association.

Survivors include his wife Ann Hewlett Swasey of Bridgton; daughter Hollie Hammond and her husband Edward of Amesbury, Mass., and their children Mark, Allysa and Rose; daughter Alice Downs of Hampton, N.H, and her children Cristina and Cassandra; daughter Amanda Swasey of Saco; two sisters, Rebecca McGowan of Newton, N.H., and Mary Deane of Meadeville, Pa.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, May 30, at 1 p.m. at the Bridge Street Cemetery in West Newbury, Mass. Arrangements are under the care of Chandler Funeral Homes & Cremation Service, 8 Elm Street, Bridgton. Online condolences may be shared with his family at

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