Genevieve R. Swanger

Date of Death: 8/12/2013

Genevieve R. Swanger, 96, of Altoona, died Monday at Valley View Nursing Home.  She was born August 13, 1916 in Mount Union, the daughter of the late James and Sylvia (Carl) Mackey.  Genevieve married Paul W. Swanger, November 11, 1936 in Altoona. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1995.  She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church of Christ where she sang in the choir and was active in Women’s fellowship. Genevieve is survived by two children, Gary W. Swanger (Beverly A.) of Saxton, and Susan J. Weyandt of Altoona, five grandchildren; six great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Gregg P. Swanger, a brother, James W. Mackey, sister Helen E. Smith, and a son in law; Carl J. Weyandt.

Friends will be received from 4-8 pm., Friday, August 16, 2013 at the E. Merrill Smith Funeral Home, Inc., 2309 Broad Avenue, Altoona and from 9am until the 11am funeral service, Saturday, August 17, 2013, at the Funeral Home, officiated by: Pastor John Emig.  Interment will take place at Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood, PA.

The family requests contributions be made to: Faith United Methodist Church, 711 7th Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602.

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