Yvonne Swartzlander, 82

KENT – Yvonne Swartzlander, 82, of Kent, Ohio, formerly of Hammondsville, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Kent Health Care Center in Kent.

She was born July 8, 1931, in Craigsville, Pa., the daughter of the late Mike and Margaret (Kennedy) Bargerstock.

Yvonne graduated from Worthington (Pa) High School in 1949 and was a school librarian. She was a member of the Hammondsville United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School and was a member of the choir. She was also a member of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her husband: Harry A. Swartzlander Jr., whom she married Aug. 20, 1953; one daughter: LuAnn Swartzlander and her husband Kenneth Kraus of Glenview, Ill.; one son: Harry A. (Hap) Swartzlander III of Kent; one granddaughter: Annie Kraus of Glenview, Ill.; three grandsons: Ben Kraus of Glenview, Ill., Joshua Swartzlander and his wife Jessica of Charlotte, N.C., and Allen Swartzlander and his wife Aimee of Medina, Ohio; three great-granddaughters: Jenna, Jolie, and Jillian Swartzlander; and one great-grandson: Oliver Swartzlander.

In addition to her parents, Yvonne was preceded in death by her daughter: Beth Louise Swartzlander; and two sisters: Dorothy Seyfert and Effie Gilmore.

The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, at the Roberts Funeral Home with Pastor Dan Crowe of the church officiating.

Burial will follow in Worthington Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesday at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main St. in Wellsville.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial tributes take the form of donations in Yvonne’s name to the United Leukodystrophy Foundation on their website at ulf.org.

You may view this obituary and send condolences at robertsfuneralhomewellsville.com