2007-05-26 / Obituaries

Michelle Lynne Swartz

Michelle Lynne Swartz, age 24 of Thornville, entered into eternal peace on Friday, May 18, 2007 at Heartland of Fairfield, Pleasantville.

She was born on November 11, 1982, in Newark to Venus Shaner and Craig Swartz. She graduated from Sheridan High School in 2001 and sang in the school choir, was a member of the 4-H club of Buckeye Valley and was a cheerleader. She was employed at the Lawyers Title in Newark, and loved her dogs Chance and Capone.

Michelle is survived by her parents, Venus and Derek Shaner; brothers, Frank (Cary) Stirk of North Carolina and Jake Swartz of the home; sister, Melissa Shaner of the home; grandfather, Claude Swartz; grandmother, Winnie Stirk; grandmother, Judy Shaner; Granny Gladys; aunt and uncle, Christine and Ed Bottomley; cousins, Nova and Ish Bottomley; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins; three nephews and four nieces; and her best friends, Jessi and Erin.

She is proceeded in death by her father, Craig Swartz; grandmother, Katherine Swartz; grandfather, Kenny Shaner; great-grandparents, Albert and Hazel Wilson; and sister in-law, Shannan Snelling.

Her funeral service was May 21, 2007, at Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Thornville with Pastor Donna Morley officiating.

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