Jane Swengle was born May 29, 1923, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, to Homer Joseph and Jessie Mildred (Lafferty) Bearr. She died Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Owasso, Oklahoma, at the age of 92 years.
Jane was reared and educated in Altoona and graduated with the Altoona High School Class of 1941. She was married June 25, 1949, in Altoona, to Sheldon Hill Swengle.
In her early working life, Jane was a reservationist with the Pennsylvania Railroad. For most of her life she lived in Middletown, Pennsylvania, was a homemaker, and attended Wesley United Methodist Church and New Beginnings Church of Middletown. She enjoyed a variety of pastimes, especially spending time gardening.
Loving family members include:
Her son and daughter-in-law; Craig and Tammy Swengle, of Owasso, Oklahoma
Jared Swengle and wife Tristen, of Fayetteville, Arkansas
Nicole Swengle, of Owasso
Doris Bearr, of Altoona, Pennsylvania
Helen Laulor and husband Richard, of Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Sister-in-law; Barbara Bearr, of San Antonio, Texas
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Shel, and brother, Richard Bearr.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with funeral service beginning at 7:00 Friday, February 12, 2016, at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel in Owasso. She will be transported to Altoona, Pennsylvania, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband at the Asbury United Methodist Cemetery.
The family asks that memorials for Jane be sent to New Beginnings Church of Middletown, 630 South Union Street, Middletown, PA 17057. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.