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Carolyn R. (McCown)
Carolyn R. (McCown) Swan, 86, born September 15, 1926, passed from her earthly life January 25, 2013, at Ridgewood Manor Nursing Home, Maumee, OH.
Carolyn was a registered nurse and worked at The Maumee Valley Hospital, Mercy Hospital, The Cordelia Martin Health Center and The Toledo Health Department retiring in 1982. She was a member of various organizations throughout her lifetime.
Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Hazel (Hill) McCown; step-mother, and friend Marguerite McCown, sister Marjorie Jefferson and brothers Paul and Tony Fortenberry.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband and best friend, Irving Swan; sisters, Jeanine Green, and Peggy Sue Adkins; brother, Michael McCown; children, Stephanie DeJournett, Jeffery (Linda) Swan, Mark Swan, Roger Swan, Kathie Swan, and Yolanda (Earl) Grace; grandson, and devoted companion Antonio Booker; sixty-eight grand, great-grand, and great-great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Services will be held at Dale-Riggs Funeral Home, 572 Nebraska Ave. Toledo, OH.
Sunday, February 3, 2013, wake at 3:00 p.m. and funeral service following at 4:00 p.m. Rev. Henry Goodwin officiant.
Published in Toledo Blade on Feb. 1, 2013