Miriam K. Swearingen

CUYAHOGA FALLS – Miriam K. Swearingen, 95, of Cuyahoga Falls, formerly of Minerva and Kensington, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, in Sunrise Senior Living of Cuyahoga Falls.

She was born Oct. 6, 1917, in Paris, Ohio, to Levi and Eva (Weimer) Krabill.

Mrs. Swearingen retired from TRW Metals in Minerva and was a member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Cuyahoga Falls.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Swearingen, who died in 1963; two sons, Gary and Bruce Swearingen; three sisters, Pauline Maldoven, Evelyn Grady and Bernice Krabill; and four brothers, Melvin, Donald, Olan, Wayne, Randall and Wendell Krabill.

Survivors include three daughters, Gail Swearingen of Cuyahoga Falls, Nancy (Cliff) Hill of Oriental, N.C., and Carol Swearingen of Cuyahoga Falls; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Swearingen of Winchester, Va.; three grandsons, Michael (Penny) Hill Sr., Matthew (Kim) Hill and Mark Swearingen; five great-grandchildren, Kailee, Matthew, Michael, Samuel and Joshua; six nieces and four nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home in Minerva with the Rev. Robert Lentz officiating. Burial will be in Grove Hill Cemetery. Calling hours will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Those unable to attend may sign the online register book at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.

The family would like to extend a thank you to the Sunrise Senior Living Center family for all of their wonderful care and a special thank you to her niece, Juanita Plum, for all her special notes of encouragement.

Memorial donation may be made to the church.


(Paid obituary)