Hagerstown, MD – Elaine Eileen Swope, 93, of Halfway, MD and formerly of Boonsboro, MD passed away on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at her home.
She was born on January 9, 1929 in Sharpsburg, MD to the late Lewis Gerreon and Maude Gladys Benner Giffin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Franklin Swope on April 18, 2009.
Elaine was employed by E.J. Fennel Corp. of Hagerstown, MD for 15 years.
She was a member of Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bakersville, MD.
She is survived by her daughter Jennie Mason Paul (Phil) of Halfway, MD; daughter Paula J. Webb (Mike) of Boonsboro, MD; daughter Brenda K. Swope Gigeous (Steve) of Frostburg, MD; daughter Helen G. Wiles (Brian) of Hagerstown, MD; daughter Vicki J. Small (Keith) of Clear Spring, MD; son Terry R. Swope (Diane) of Slanesville, WV; son Jeffrey G. Swope (Theresa) of Halfway, MD; sister in law Janet Swope of Fairplay, MD; special niece Glenda Norris of Keedsyville MD; 14 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and one on the way.
Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by five sisters Pauline Norris, Hilda Breeden, Dorothy Durborow, Alice “Ruth” Stull, and Armatha Durborow; sister in law Elizabeth Gross; brother in law Harold Swope.
The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, P.A. 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Thursday, January 13, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 pm. The funeral home will be open after 9:00 am on Thursday for the convenience of family and friends.
Graveside services will be held at Salem Lutheran Church Cemetery in Bakersville, MD on Friday, January 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Ernest E. Witmer officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to:
Hospice of Washington County 747 Northern Ave. Hagerstown, MD 21742
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