Elsie H. (Peachey) Swarey

Elise H. (Peachey) Swarey, 86, of 8967 Big Valley Pike, Mill Creek, and formerly of Mifflinburg, passed away Thursday, Dec 14, 2017, at home.

Born June 4, 1931, in Belleville, she was the daughter of the late Noah H. Peachey and Emma (Bawel) Peachey. On Nov. 25, 1952, she married her husband, John C. Swarey, who passed away on Sept. 7, 2002.

She is survived by: children, Irene Miller and husband, Ray, of Wytheville, Va., Mark Henry Swarey and wife, Barbara S. (Detweiler), of Mifflinburg, and Erma J. Byler and husband, Mark A., of Mill Creek; siblings, Rachel E. Walters, of Belleville, Sylvia E Yoder, of Monticello, Ky., Korie D. Peachey and wife, Madonna, of Belleville, and Paul R. Peachey and wife, Joanne, of Warfordsburg; 26 grandchildren; and 43 great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, three sisters, one stillborn grandchild, three great- grandchildren, and two stillborn great-grandchil- dren.

She was primarily a homemaker, but had also done house cleaning and worked at Wenger’s Store for 12 years. She was a member of the Vicksburg Mennonite Church. She enjoyed family visits and socializing with people.

Her family will receive friends from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at Pleasant View Amish Mennonite Church, Belleville, then again from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, at Vicksburg Mennonite Church, Mifflinburg. Her funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, at Vicksburg Mennonite Church. Burial will take place at Vicksburg Church Cemetery following the service.

Arrangements are under the care of Henderson Funeral Home Inc., Belleville, and Roupp Funeral Home, Mifflinburg.