Mary E. Swartzell

MILROY – Mary E. Swartzell, 92, formerly of Hill Street, Milroy, died at 4:53 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Valley View Retirement Community, Belleville.

Born on Sept. 25, 1921, in Vira, she was a daughter of the late Herman F. and Sara (Huffnagle) Aurand. Her husband of 64 years, Robert L. Swartzell, preceded her in death on July 18, 2007.

She is survived by: her children, Gloria D. Yoder and her husband, Ronald, of Thompsontown, and Robert D. Swartzell and his wife, Sandra, of Reedsville; a sister, Bertie Hickman, of Martinsburg; four grand- children, Greg Yoder, Doug Yoder, Andrew Swartzell and Kevin Swartzell; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Dale, and a sister, Lois.

She was a 1939 graduate of Yeagertown High School.

She was the manager for the Mifflin County School District cafeterias and was a member of Milroy White Memorial Church.

The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Bohn Funeral Home, Reedsville, with the Rev. Dr. James A. Barnes officiating. The viewing will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Milroy.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Valley View Chapel, 4702 E. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.