Lillian Lil R. Swift Ferguson
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Lillian "Lil" R. Swift Ferguson, age 80, of Millcreek Twp., passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Millcreek Community Hospital, surrounded by her loving family after an extended illness.

Lil was born in Albion, Pa. on August 28, 1933, the daughter of the late Maxwell and Alice Brozell Swift. She was a life member of the Lake Erie Tri-State MOPAR Club.

Lil enjoyed gardening, flowers, cooking, taking care of her family and spending time with her "best" sister, Donna.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John R. Ferguson and one brother, Harold Swift.

Lil is survived by two daughters; Debra Gayley (David) of Hamilton Twp., NJ, Brenda Burdick (Jeff) of Millcreek, one son, Robert Ferguson (Debra) of Millcreek, one granddaughter, Lili Burdick who was the "light of her life", one sister, Donna Peters of Springfield, and one brother, Paul Swift (Marlene) of Danville, Pa., and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 4216 Sterrettania Rd., on Wednesday, June 18 from 4 until 7 p.m. Private interment.

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Published in Erie Times-News on Jun. 17, 2014.
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June 19, 2014
I am sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Ferguson. I have many fond memories of her and mr ferguson, growing up. She was a blessing to me after my dad passed and mom got sick. she was so kind to bring mom her mail everyday, and keep an eye out for me. she will be truly missed.
teri (davis) ferko
June 17, 2014
Our deepest sympathy to Lillian's family. She was always very sweet and kind and a pleasure to have known.
Dr. Gary Esper, and staff
June 17, 2014
I sure will miss Lillian Rose. She was the best 2nd mom ever. RIP
June 17, 2014
When I remember my childhood, so many of those memories were made with your family, it was always a good time with much laughter. Lil always had a smile on her face, and ready to lend a helping hand. Your poor dad, now that our mom's are together again, there goes his peace. You will be missed....
Maria Kunselman
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