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Stella May (Young) Swauger

March 11, 1928 ~ June 8, 2018 (age 90)

Stella May Swauger, 90, of Grantsville, MD, passed away Friday, June 8, 2018, at Frostburg Village Nursing Home, Frostburg, MD.

Born March 11, 1928, in Everett, PA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary (Lowery) Young.  She was also preceded in death by her husband, Richard Swauger; one infant son, one step-son, Robert Swauger; one step-daughter, Mary Ann Garlitz; one grandson, George Hall; one infant granddaughter; one step-granddaughter, Kimberly Minnick; two sisters, Ada Virginia Gerhard and Janet Alice Hemming; four brothers, Samuel William, George Leroy, Clye Thomas and James Robert Young.

Mrs. Swauger was a seamstress at Fechheimer Shirt Factory. Stella loved her roses, crocheting and quilting at the Grantsville Senior Center.

She is survived by one son, Wayne Swauger, Grantsville; one daughter, Carol Young, Saxonburg, PA; two step-sons, William Swauger, Grantsville; Charles Swauger, VA; one step-daughter, Linda Hetz, Frostburg; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

At Stella’s request, she will be cremated and no services are planned.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, is in charge of cremation arrangements.

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