- Local Guide
Lillian K. Swartzlander, 88, Luthersburg, passed away Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at the DuBois Nursing Home after a short illness.
She was born Feb. 23, 1923, a daughter of the late Wilbur and Olive (Nolder) Kirk.
Aug. 13, 1954, she married Joseph Swartzlander, who preceded her in death Nov. 16, 2004.
Mrs. Swartzlander was a graduate of the Brady Twp Class of 1941; a member of the St. Lukeâ€™s United Church of Christ; president of the Luthersburg Bicentennial committee in 1976; and a member of the Clearfield County Bicentennial committee, PTA County Council, FO Class at St. Lukeâ€™s Church and the Womenâ€™s Guild.
She enjoyed needlework, reading, crossword puzzles, playing Scrabble on her iPad, spending time with family, eating out and Saturday-night shopping.
Surviving relatives include a daughter, Kathryn â€śKittyâ€ť Swartzlander of Luthersburg; her twins, JoAnn Brink and husband Joseph of Glen Campbell, and Paul Swartzlander and wife Melinda of Luthersburg; two sons, Kirk Swartzlander and wife Brenda of DuBois, and David Swartzlander of Luthersburg; three sisters, Mary Margret Federici of Ariz., and Lorena and Alice Kirk of Luthersburg; a brother, Harold Kirk of DuBois; three grandchildren, Lacey Blasco and husband Shawn, Molly Swartzlander and Ashley Swartzlander; and a great-grandson, Carter Blasco.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Kirk.
At the wish of Mrs. Swartzlander, the arrangements are private and under the direction of Mohney Yargar Funeral Chapel.
Memorial donations can be made to St. Lukeâ€™s United Church of Christ, 4229 Golden Yoke Rd., P.O. Box 112. Luthersburg, Pa. 15848, or the Brady Twp. Ambulance Company, 11 Community Center St., Luthersburg, Pa. 15848.