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Ellen M. Swipes

AGE: 76 • Wilmington

Ellen M. Swipes, age 76, of Wilmington died Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at Compassionate Care Hospice.

Born to John and Emily Gut in Wilkes Barre, PA, she graduated from Coughlin High School, class of 1958. She married the love of her life, Joseph Swipes, in 1964. They relocated to Wilmington when Joe's career with DuPont moved them. Ellen worked for various banks in the Wilmington area, and retired from Core States. She was a long time member of St. Mary Magdalen Church. Ellen enjoyed traveling to the beach and walking the boardwalk and spending time with her family.

Ellen is survived by her husband, Joseph; and sons, Joseph, Jr. and John, all of Wilmington; sisters June Husty of Wilkes Barre, PA and Carol McCormick of Bear, DE.

All services will be private.
Published in The News Journal on Dec. 4, 2016
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