Thelma A. Swackhammer, age 91, of Caledonia, died August 28, 2021 at Pinecrest Manor, after a short illness. A daughter of the late Harry and Edith (Ives) gray, she was born April 13, 1930 in Caledonia, PA. On August 14, 1952 she married Merlyn “Merle” Swackhammer, who preceded her in death in December, 2005.
Besides her parents and her husband, Thelma was predeceased by: three brothers, Harry, Lamont and Ernest Gray; and two sisters, Delores “Dee” Miceli and infant Catherine.
Thelma is survived by: two Children, Delores Snyder of Ridgway, PA, and Edward (Celine) Swackhammer of Caledonia; eight grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, Milton Gray of Weedville.
Living all her life in Caledonia, Thelma spent most of her time caring for her family and her home. She was a member of the Weedville Wesleyan Church and a past member of the Ladies’ Aide of Benezette.
There will be no public visitation.
The family will be receiving friends from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at the Weedville Wesleyan Church of Weedville, PA.
Funeral Services will be held, 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, at the church with Pastor Bryon Kleppinger.
Interment will take place in Parklawn Memorial Park of Ridgway, PA.
The family suggests memorials to the Pinecrest Manor of St. Marys and will be accepting online condolences at www.nedzafamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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