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Marion J. (McLean) Swafford

November 22, 1932 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 87)


     Marion J. Swafford, age 87, of Shippenville, passed away Wednesday morning, March 11, 2020 at Highland Oaks at Water Run in Clarion.

     Born November 22, 1932 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, she was the daughter of the late Roy and Beatrice Boger McLean.

    She married Richard Swafford and he preceded her in death on July 4, 2011.

    Marion had worked for Warner Aluminum, where she made extension ladders.

    She was an avid gardener and loved to crochet afghans.

     Survivors include two daughters:  Kathy Brown and her husband, Ed, of Knox and Carol Myers of Linesville, and four grandchildren:  Steve (Jen) Brown of Monaco; Danielle (Jeff) Stanley of Knox; Matt Buzikowski of Montana and Jamie (Chad) Zimmerman of St. Thomas.

     Marion is also survived by four great grandchildren: Aleece, Dylan, Maive and Avery.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Molly and Reva.

     It was Marion’s wish to be cremated.

    A memorial service will be held on a later date at the Linesville Cemetery.

     Online condolences may be sent to Marion’s family at

     Arrangements are under the direction of the William N. Rupert Mortuary, Inc. of Knox.

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Family to do services at later date

Linesville Cemtery
Wallace Avenue
Linesville, PA 16424

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