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Shirley R. Swihart
Shirley R. SwihartCleveland IndiansShirley R. Swihart, 80, of Richwood, died Wednesday evening September 25, 2019 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

She was born May 9, 1939 in Delaware to the late Clifton and Dorothy (Wolford) Newman. She was also preceded in death by her former husband Jerry Swihart, as well as a brother Robert Newman and a grandson.

Shirley was a 1973 graduate of North Union High School. She was a homemaker and also had worked at Verizon in Marion in sales. She was a member of Marion Moose Lodge 889, Fraternal Order of Eagles, Marion, and American Legion Post 584 in Marion.

Family was the center of Shirley’s life. She was a proud lifelong resident of Richwood and took immense pride in her community. She was an avid sports fan, especially supporting her sons at North Union, the Ohio State Buckeyes, and her Cleveland Indians.

Surviving are her sons; Robert (Taylor Stone) Swihart of Russells Point, Roger (Connie) Swihart of Big Island, Ricky (Keith Chervenak) Swihart of Cleveland, and Randall (Cheryl) Swihart of Crestline. Also surviving is a sister Patricia Harper of Richwood, 11 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandsons and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held Monday September 30, 2019 at 2:30 PM at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in Richwood, Pastor Deb Moreland will officiate, burial will follow in the Claibourne Cemetery.  Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 pm at the funeral home in Richwood.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Richwood Park 153 North Franklin St. Richwood, Ohio 43344.

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: Pam McCloud Endsley
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 4:55 PM

Bob and families.  Im sorry for the loss of your mom. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

#2 from: Gary
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 5:47 PM


#3 from: Craig Phipps
Blacklick, OH 43004
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 5:50 PM

My condolences to the family.

#4 from: Stacie Beltz
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 6:04 PM

Our heartfelt condolences to the Swihart family.  
May God keep you in his blessings.

The Robert Reese family

#5 from: Rita Headington Parker
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 7:11 PM

Cherish your many happy memories of times spent with Shirley.  With our sincere sympathy, Fred and Rita Parker

#6 from: SanDee Tidd
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 8:51 PM

To Shirley's family so sorry for your loss. Prayers & heartfelt sympathy to all.

#7 from: Kathy Cherry
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 9:02 PM

So sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was always so kind to me. Sending prayers to you all. Love, Kathy (Josh and Jerry’s Aunt).

#8 from: Steve & Holly Dexter
Marion ohio
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 9:33 PM

So sorry for your loss we will miss talking with her at the Subway. We will keep the family in our prayers.

#9 from: Traci Hoffman
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 9:43 PM

So sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. Keeping the family in my prayers.

#10 from: Carol And Andy Middlesworth
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 10:13 PM

We’re so sorry to hear of Shirley ‘s passing.  She was a special lady!  I have lots of great memories from high school days with your family.  I know Christmas time was very special, and I was fortunate to attend a Christmas Eve with your family.  Shirley was always cheering on the band and the football team.  She will be missed by many.  Our thoughts and prayers are with you 🙏🏻

#11 from: Gina Greig
st. Louis
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 at 11:22 PM

Bob, I am soo sorry for the loss of your mom. May Jesus be with your family during these hard times.  My prayers are with the each of you.

#12 from: Kay
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 6:11 AM

Randy an Family
  So sorry for your loss. My thoughts an Prayers are with you.

#13 from: Fred Smith
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 12:16 PM

My condolences for your loss.Prayes to the family

#14 from: Stephanie and Greg Buyer
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 3:55 PM

We are very sorry to hear of Shirley's passing. Thoughts and prayers to the whole family.

#15 from: John and Kay  Coder
Marion Ohio
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 8:51 PM

We are sorry for the loss of Shirley.We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers

#16 from: stacey coder
Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 3:03 PM

Very sorry to read of Shirleys passing, My deepest sympathies to all the brothers.

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