HALIFAX-Dorothy HooverSweigard, age 92, a resident at ManorCare in Chambersburg and formerly of Halifax passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at Manor Care.
She was born inAllport, PA the daughter of the late William and Eva McDonald McCully.
She was a retired nurses aid, a member, Sunday school teacher and violin player at the former Jacob's UM Church in Halifax and a member of the Farm Women's group.
Dorothy enjoyed traveling and gardening.
She was the widow of Marlin Hoover and William Sweigard.
She was also preceded in death by her son Ronald W. Hoover and her granddaughter Darlene Kunkle and sisters Alice, Ethel and Helen, brothers William and Thomas and step daughter Carol Doc. Surviving are three daughters Nancy Bennett ofFayetteville, Marilyn Dietrich (Jeffrey) of Wiconisco, Peggy Shultz (Scott) of Canon Falls, MN; a step-son Eugene Sweigard (Janice) of Halifax; 13 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; 5 great great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
There will be a viewing on Tuesday, October 16 from 10-11 am at Hoover-Boyer Funeral Home in Millersburg. Services will begin at 11:00 am. Burial to follow at Jacobs UB Cemetery in Halifax.
Donations can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.
To sign the guest book go to www.hbfuneralhomes.com
Patriot-News - Harrisburg, PA - Saturday, October 13, 2012