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Arlene V. Swingle, 61


Arlene V. Swingle, 61, of 3328 Homets Ferry Road, Wyalusing, PA. passed away Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at her home following declining health. Born  in Towanda on Sept. 15, 1949, she was the daughter of Charles and Mary Clark Heskell.

She was formerly employed by Ethel’s Place in Wyalusing, the Marie Antoinette Inn and the Rocket-Courier office in Wyalusing.

Arlene enjoyed spending time with her family, caring for her dogs, the outdoors and fishing.

Surviving are her long-time companion, William Swingle; son and daughter-in-law, William and Lori Parsons; step-children, Shelly Puterbaugh, Jenny Walker and Laura Foux; grandchildren, Billy, Devin, Cody and Allison Parsons, Brandon and Gage Williams and Johnny Minier; step-grandchildren: Haley Puterbaugh, Dakota Mapes, Caleb, Alison, Savannah and Gracelyn Walker, Joshua Foux; brother and sister-in-law, Harold and Peggy Heskell; several nieces and nephews and a special niece, Sandy Masteller.

 She was preceded in death by her daughter, Gwen Parsons in 2007; father, Charles Heskell in 1973; mother, Mary Clark Heskell in 1982; brothers, Howard in 1974, Clyde in 2001, George in 2004; sisters, Barb Amelia in 1999 and Joyce Esmus in 2008.

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 24 at 6 p.m. at the Laddsburg Community Church, Laddsburg, PA. Contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society Bradford Unit, 1948 East Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701-3945 in Arlene’s memory.

The Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home of Towanda is assisting the Swingle family with arrangements.




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