Marian L. Swisher, 84

December 15, 2008

JAN. 19, 1924-DEC. 13, 2008

SMITHSBURG - Marian L. Swisher, 84, of Blue Mountain Estates, Smithsburg, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2008, at Fahrney-Keedy Home and Village of Boonsboro.

Born Jan. 19, 1924, in Marion, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Harry D. and Grace E. Hollenshead Mehaffey Sr.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry O. Swisher, in 1990.

She was employed by Dorbee Dress Factory of Hagerstown.

She was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Smithsburg.

She is survived by two daughters, Connie Cole of Chewsville and Carolyn Kuhn of Blue Ridge Summit, Pa.; two sons, Kenneth Hawbaker of Orrtanna, Pa., and Roger Seal of Hagerstown; one stepdaughter, Barbara Myers of Hagerstown; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry D. Mehaffey Jr. and Robert Mehaffey.

Services will Wednesday at 10 a.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, Smithsburg. Pastor Louis L. Emerick will officiate. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, Pa.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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