Swann S. Kushmore, 16, of Clifford, died Saturday in Clifford.
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Born Sept. 21, 1996, in Somerville, N.J., she was the daughter of Michelle Kushmore of Clifford and Steven Cubberly of Union Dale. She was a member of the sophomore class at Mountain View High School, Kingsley, and was a guitarist in the band, Open Eyes. Swann was an amazing person who was an artistic musician and was very athletic. She was an excellent writer and won several awards for her poems.
She is survived by two sisters, Arien and Tabitha Cubberly, both at home; paternal grandparents, Otto and Susan Vamos of Milton, Del.; maternal grandparents, Mona Monahad and Lonnie Vessell, both of Texas; uncles and aunts, T.J. Vamos, Rachael Kniesly and husband, John, all of Baltimore; Erik Vamos and wife, Michelle, of Millsboro, Del.; Brei Mascola of Hartford, Conn.; and Kristen Kushmore of Gainesville, Fla.; and three cousins.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., Farview and 41st streets, Carbondale. Cremation will follow.
For directions, to send online condolences to the family or to view her online memorial scrapbook, visit www.parisefuneralhome.com.
Published in Scranton Times on June 4, 2013