Sylvia R. Swineford, 85, of Lewistown, passed away, Thursday, February 6, 2020, at Ohesson Manor.
Born February 8, 1934, in Lewistown, she was a daughter of the late Roy E.J. and Grace S.E. (Howell) Swineford.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: three brothers, Ted, Thomas and Charles Swineford and four sisters, Phyllis Wilson, Eileen Swineford, Muriel Swineford, and Beverly Baker.
She is survived by: siblings, Ethel Swineford, of Lewistown, Kenneth M. Swineford, of Lewistown, Barbara Kelly, Lewistown, Robert E. Swineford, of Lancaster, William A. Swineford and wife, Lynda, of Lewistown; many nieces and nephews.
Sylvia was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing Alumni, Mifflin County School Retirees, Women’s Service Club of Juniata Valley, and P.S. U. Alumni Association.
She was a Lewistown High School graduate, Class of 1952, Lewistown Hospital School of Nursing, and a graduate of Penn State University, Class of 1993.
She worked as a coordinator of practical nursing at Mifflin/Juniata county vocational school, where she retired after 38 years of service.
Sylvia loved to travel internationally.
A viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, February 10, 2020, at Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m., with Rev. Chris Lutz officiating.
Interment will take place at Juniata Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contribution’s in Sylvia’s name may be made to: Trinity United Methodist Church, 428 S Main St, Lewistown, PA 17044.
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Trinity United Methodist Church
428 S. Main St., Lewistown PA 17044