Mark A. Swedenhjelm

Mark A. Swedenhjelm, 40, of 305 School St., East Kane, died Saturday, April 23, 2011, at the Kane Community Hospital, following an extended illness.Born Feb. 16, 1971, in Kane, he was a son of Darrell and Marsha Glans Swedenhjelm.Mark was a member of Lebanon Lutheran Church. After graduation from Kane High School, he attended Ohio Diesel Technical College for two years and received a degree in diesel mechanics. He had been employed by Highlander Energy where he did insulation and scaffold- building work.He was a 20-year member of the Kane Volunteer Fire Dept. and loved spending time working with his bulldozer and backhoe and fixing up his Jeep Wrangler.Surviving are his mother, Marsha Swedenhjelm of East Kane; his grandmother, Lois Glans of Kane; an aunt, Kimberley Cochran of Ludlow; an uncle, Archie L. Glans of Cochranton; and several other aunts, uncles and cousins.He was preceded in death by his father, Darrell Swedenhjelm and his grandfather, Archie C. Glans.Friends will be received at the Cummings Funeral Home, Inc. on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. and again on Wednesday from 12 p.m. noon to 1 p.m.Funeral services will be held 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lebanon Lutheran Church, with the Rev. V. Theodore Benson, pastor, officiating.  Burial will be at Kanesholm Cemetery.Memorial donations may be made to Lebanon Lutheran Church or the McKean County S.P.C.A., Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701.Online condolences can be expressed at