Helen R. Swan

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Helen R. Swan, 100, of Idetown, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013, at the Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.

Mrs. Swan was born in Dallas on Jan. 1, 1913, and was a daughter of the late Horace and Miranda Rogers Spencer.

Helen graduated from Dallas Township High School in 1931. She attended Noxen Bible Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting and flower gardening.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Preston, who passed away in 1996; brothers, Harry, Russell and Ernest Spencer; and sisters, Ethel Shaver and Mabel Whitesell.

She is survived by her son, Kenneth D. Swan, and his wife, Elaine, Idetown; sister, Liva Harris, Dallas; grandchildren, Scott Swan and his wife, Mary Ellen, Rockaway, N.J., and David Swan, Dallas; and great-stepgranddaughter, Taylor.

Helen's family thanks the staff at the Meadows Nursing Center for the kind and compassionate care they gave to their mother.

Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. from the Curtis L. Swanson Funeral Home Inc., corner of routes 29 and 118, Pikes Creek, with Pastor Jerry Tallent and Pastor Joel Mitchell of the Noxen Bible Baptist Church officiating. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Kocher Cemetery, Lake Township.

The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Noxen Bible Baptist Church, 3622 State Route 29, Noxen, PA 18636.

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Published in Times Leader on Apr. 10, 2013