Mary K. (Gowin) Sweadner, 84 of West Deer Township, died Monday January 27, 2020. She was born December 8, 1935 in the town of Crandall in Murray Co., GA to the late John F. and Geraldine L. (Pickel) Gowin. Mary has lived in West Deer for the past 42 years. She worked for National Torch Tip in Aspinwall for over 30 years as a shipping clerk. Mary was a member of East Union Presbyterian Church, West Deer. She enjoyed fishing, camping, bowling and boating, though especially enjoyed her family.
She is survived by her children David (Shirley) Chadwick of Shaler, Randall (Lisa) Chadwick of Dalton, GA and Katherine “Kat” D. Meyers of West Deer, her step-children Diane (Dennis) Triplett of Waynesburg, Deborah S. (Gary) Vacarro of Goldsboro, NC, Judith (Steve) Baird of Harwick, Robert B. (Sharon) Sweadner, Jr. of Richland, Ross A. (Theresa) Sweadner of West Deer and Kenneth Sweadner of Raleigh, NC; 12 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, her siblings Morris (Kathy) Gowin of Dalton, GA, and Joann (George) Beene of Dalton, GA.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her brothers Earnest, Frank, Jerry and Winfred Gowin and her sister Ira Berryhill.
Friends will be received Wednesday from to 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. in SIWICKI-YANICKO FUNERAL HOME, 23 McKrell Road, Russellton, West Deer. Her funeral service will be conducted Thursday at 11 am in East Union Presbyterian Church, East Union Road, West Deer with the Rev. James C. Ramsey, officiating. All are asked to meet at the church. She will be privately laid to rest next to her husband in East Union Church Cemetery, West Deer. View obituary online and leave condolences at www.siwicki-yanickofh.com
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