Janet Sue (Howe) Swavely

Service Scheduled for: Thursday, May. 31 11:00 AM
Died: May. 24, 2018
Janet Sue (Howe) Swavely, 69, of River Rd., Pottstown, wife of Harry C. Swavely, passed away on Thursday at Pottstown Hospital.

Born in Bareville, PA, she was a daughter of Marie A. (Beachy) Howe, of Fredericksburg, PA, and the late Milton B. Howe.

She was a 1967 graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School.

Janet was a day care aid for the Pottstown YMCA for twenty seven years, retiring in 2015.

She was a member of Coventry Church of the Brethren, Pottstown.

Janet loved spending time with her grandchildren and seeing them excel. She enjoyed crafts, baking, making peanut butter eggs, gingerbread houses and playing word games.

Surviving besides her mother & husband is a son, Darrin M. Swavely, Sr. and his wife Jane Marie, Sanatoga; a daughter, Crystal A. wife of Micheal J. Moore, Pottstown; a brother, Warren J. Howe, Honeybrook; four sisters, Norma M. wife of Thomas Zook, Belleville, PA, Diane wife of Jack Pechart, Goodville, PA, Esther wife of Arnold Petersheim, Elverson, Suzanna wife of David Snader, Fredericksburg, PA; six grandchildren, Darrin, Jr., Joseph, David, Preston, Robert, and Katie. She was predeceased by two brothers, E. Lamar Howe husband of Mary, Milton G. Howe husband of Shirley.

A funeral service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Thursday May 31, 2018 at Coventry Church of the Brethren, 946 Keen Rd., Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend Mark Muthler. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Park. There will be a viewing Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. & Thursday morning from 9:30 to 11:00 A.M. at the church.

Contributions may be made in her memory to American Cancer Society 1626 Locust St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 or Relay For Life of Pottstown, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA.

The services will start at Coventry Church of Brethren.

This obituary was published in the following newspapers:

The Mercury