Jane B. Sweitzer
Jane B. Sweitzer, 90, of Jersey Shore and formerly of Laquin, Pa. passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at her home.
She was born March 29, 1922 in Williamsport, the daughter of Stanley and Cleo (Hatch) Barclay.
Jane was the wife of the late Myron “Rudy” Sweitzer who passed in 1998.
She had been a member since age 12 of the St. James Lutheran Church where she was a pianist and choir member.
Jane was a charter member of the Tiadaghton Court No. 136 Order of Amaranth.
She was a graduate of Jersey Shore High School and attended Miss Wheaton’s School of Business.
She is survived by a daughter, Jeannine P. (Ray) Kozen; two sons, Eric S. (Deborah) Sweitzer and Craig W. Sweitzer all of Jersey Shore; six grandchildren, Jennifer (Ed) Hughes, Timothy (Ann) Sweitzer, Kimberly (Justin) Peterson, Chad (Mary Rose) Sweitzer, Christopher Kozen and Shane Kozen; four stepgrandchildren, Pam (Floyd) Quick, Rhonda Allen, Susan (Andrew) Young and Ray (Danielle) Kozen Jr.; five great-grandchildren, Jack Gill, Timothy Sweitzer, Gavin Sweitzer, Jocelyn Peterson and Kassidy Peterson; eight stepgreat-grandchildren, Joshua (Nikki) Ross, Dakota Quick, Ashley Quick, Andrew Young, Jr., Ashley (Thane) Ritter, Stacy Young, Kirsten Kozen and Ray (R.J.) Kozen; one great-great-grandchild, Brayden Gill; three stepgreat-great-grandchildren, Abagail Young, Riley Ritter and Loraine Morton.
Jane was predeceased by a grandchild, Michael Kozen and a stepgreat-great-grandchild, Ellianna Hinston.
Family suggests contributions can be made to the St. James Lutheran Church, 3242 Middle Road, Jersey Shore, Pa. 17740 or Susquehanna Home Health, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, Pa. 17701.
Relatives and friends are invited to Jane’s Life Celebration beginning with a visitation Sunday evening March 10, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Rearick-Carpenter Funeral Home, Ltd “A Life Celebration Home,” 1002 Allegheny St., Jersey Shore.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 11, 2013 at the St. James Lutheran Church with Rev. Gary Shumway officiating.
Tiadaghton Court No. 136 Order of Amaranth will conduct services at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Jersey Shore Cemetery.
To share your fondest memory of Jane visit www.lifecelebration.com.