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 Olive R <I>Roberts</I> Swank

Olive R Roberts Swank

Birth
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Dec 2009 (aged 95)
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Hanover, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 62719336 · View Source
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Olive R. Swank, 95, formerly of Ashley, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009, at Wesley Village, Jenkins Township. Born in Wilkes-Barre on June 11, 1914, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Clara Roberts. Olive was last employed at Ashley Quilting Co. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, Ashley, where she was active in their Women's Society and many other activities. She was a member of the Ashley Senior Citizens and also enjoyed bowling in many different leagues. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter R. Swank, who passed away in 1983; a brother, George Roberts; and sister, Elizabeth Paine. Olive is survived by her son, the Rev. Walter A. Swank and his wife, Sandy, West Chester; brother, Thomas Roberts, Wyoming; four grandchildren, Brian, Heather, Jennifer and Jessica; seven great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Kniffen O'Malley Funeral Home Inc., 465 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre. The Rev. Andrea M. McDonnel will officiate. Interment will follow in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover Township. Friends may call Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, 24 N. Main St., Ashley, PA 18706, or United Methodist Homes, Wesley Village Campus, 209 Roberts Rd., Pittston, PA 18640.
Published in Times Leader on December 16, 2009


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  • Created by: Clare Bradley
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62719336
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Olive R Roberts Swank (11 Jun 1914–15 Dec 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62719336, citing Maple Hill Cemetery, Hanover, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Clare Bradley (contributor 47161387) .