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News Death Notice
SWAINSTON, Norma D. (Donaldson) 87, of Springfield, formerly of Mesa, Arizona, passed away Monday June 30, 2014 in Springfield Regional Medical Center. She was born October 21, 1926 in Chaleroi, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Ralph and Agnes (Dugan) Saunders. Norma was in the first graduating class of Licensed Practical Nursing from Springfield JVS. She took great pride in providing care for over thirty years. Survivors include four daughters; Linda Smith of Tennessee; Kathleen Haskins of Springfield; Janeen (Mike) Tehan of Springfield, and Peg Garland of Springfield; sister, Mary Jane Morrow of Stowe, Ohio; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; former husband, Wayne Donaldson of Florida. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Richard Swainston; two infant sons; sister, Marcella Harvey; brother, Richard Wright; sons-in-law, Cecil Smith and Larry Haskins. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday July 3, 2014 in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME, where funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery. You may express condolences to the family at www.littletonandrue.com
Published in Springfield News-Sun from July 1 to July 2, 2014
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home
830 North Limestone Street Springfield, OH 45503