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Christian D Swope
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Birth: Apr. 16, 1918
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 2009
Lebanon
Lebanon County
Pennsylvania, USA

Christian D. Swope, 91, died Sunday, August 30, 2009, of natural causes in Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon. He was the husband of Dorothy B. (Weidner) Warluft-Swope. His first wife, LaRue E. (Yiengst) Swope died in 1985. Born in Bethel Twp., he was the son of the late Henry D. and Mary M. (Shirk) Swope. He was the owner of the former Swope & Keener Garage, Bethel, later worked for the former Weber Chevrolet, Myerstown, and last was the owner of the former Swope's 'Y' Garage in Bethel. Christian was a member of the Union Fire Co., Bethel, Williamson Lodge #307 F.&A.M., Womelsdorf, Tall Cedars of Lebanon Quiltapahilla Forest #25, and the Scottish Rite Lodge Council Chapter of Reading. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Ruth L., wife of Kenneth N. Moyer of Womelsdorf; stepson, Scott K. Warluft, husband of Denise K., Robesonia; sister, Edith J., widow of Amos Ziegler, Myerstown; grandson, Chris P. Houtz, Bethel; and a greatgranddaughter, MacKenzie M. Houtz. Also four stepgrandchildren; and one step great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by a son, Mahlon M. Swope; stepson, Glenn Ray Warluft; brother, Ammon H. Swope; and a sister, Lena G. Harlan. Service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday in Hill Funeral Home, Rehrersburg. Interment at Salem Reformed Cemetery, Bethel. Friends are invited to call Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m. with Masonic Services at 6 p.m. and Thursday 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Salem Reformed Church, P.O. Box 223, Bethel, PA 19507. Published in the Lebanon Daily News on 9/1/2009 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Daniel Swope (1884 - 1965)
  Mary M Shirk Swope (1891 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  LaRue E Yiengst Swope (1909 - 1985)*
 
 Children:
  Mahlon M Swope (1941 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ammon H Swope (1915 - 1986)*
  Christian D Swope (1918 - 2009)
  Lena Gilbert Swope Harlan (1920 - 1996)*
  Edith J Swope Ziegler (1923 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem Reformed Church Cemetery
Bethel
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Bruce Speck
Record added: Oct 01, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42571475
Christian D Swope
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Christian D Swope
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