Ellen M. Swenson, 89, of Back Street, MaryD, died Saturday in Pottsville. She was the widow of Albert E. Swenson, who died in 1985.
Born in Parryville, she was a daughter of the late John and Mary (Dobish) Simak.
She was a member of Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Tamaqua.
Surviving are two daughters, Ellen, wife of Rodger Fugere, and Mary, wife of Leonard Zook, all of Mechanicsburg; two sons, Albert Swenson, of Tamaqua, and his companion, Anita Otto, and John Swenson, of MaryD; eight grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. Service:
11 a.m., Wednesday, Zizelmann-Roche Funeral Home, 500 E. Broad St., Tamaqua, with the Rev. Jeffrey Kistler officiating. Private interment. Call 10-11 a.m. Wednesday. Online guestbook at www.zrgfuneralhomes.com