Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Swopes in:
 • Swissdale Cemetery
 • Swissdale
 • Clinton County
 • Pennsylvania
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Joseph E "Joe" Swope
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Jan. 12, 1921
Lock Haven
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 22, 2005
Lock Haven
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA

THE EXPRESS Lock Haven, PA - Monday July 25, 2005
Joseph E. Swope
Joseph E. SWOPE, 84 formerly of 793 Farrandsville Road, Lock Haven, died July 22, 2005 at SusqueView Home Inc.
Born Jan. 8, 1921 in Lock Haven, he was the son of the late Edward and Mary WENKER SWOPE.
Mr. SWOPE was a graduate of Lock Haven High School and a member of the First Church of Christ in Lock Haven.
He was a member of the Foster Parents Association, and had 33 foster children. He also owned and operated a saw mill.
Surviving are his wife, Jeanne YEARIK SWOPE; three sons, Jerry J. SWOPE of Lancaster, David SWOPE of Farrandsville and Nathaniel SWOPE of Ohio; three daughters, Sharon E. YOUNGBLOOD of Mackeyville, Beverly E. ANDERSON of Sayre and Kimberly WATKINS of Avis; a brother, Alfred SWOPE of Atlanta, GA; a sister Polly DAVENPORT, of Lock Haven; foster children, Gordon MINCER and Brenda GUNLACH and 18 grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Evelyn ERTWINE SWOPE, who died in 1997.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 26, 2005 at the Donald G. Walker Funeral Home, 231 High St., Flemington, with Rev. Troy BORST officiating. Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in the Swissdale Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lock Haven First Church of Christ.
Family links: 
  Evelyn Ertwine Swope (1923 - 1997)*
*Calculated relationship
Swissdale Cemetery
Clinton County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: McHunter45
Record added: Feb 17, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85110905
Joseph E Joe Swope
Added by: Dave Lombard
Joseph E Joe Swope
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Storres Myers
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


Privacy Statement and Terms of Service