Anne Cor­nell Swalm

The Ambler Gazette - - OBITUARIES -

The fam­ily will re­ceive friends on Fri­day Oct 19, 2012, from 10-11a.m. at the First Pres­by­te­rian Church Ln 6SULnJ­fiHOG. )ORuUtRwn, Pa. A funeral to cel­e­brate her life will continue at the church at 11a.m., fol­lowed Ey KHU EuULDO Dt :HVt /DuUHO Hill Ceme­tery. Re­cep­tion to fol­low.

Anne was a grad­u­ate of Centenary Ju­nior Col­lege and con­tin­ued her ed­u­ca­tion at Beaver Col­lege, now Ar­ca­dia rniver­sity, where she car­ried on to be an ac­tive mem­ber of her alumni as­so­ci­a­tion.

Af­ter col­lege, Anne be­came an el­e­men­tary teachHU IRU fiUVt tKURuJK IRuUtK grades in Lan­tana, Fla., and Doylestown, Pa. rs­ing her tal­ent to or­ga­nize and cre­ate community, Anne changed ca­reers from teacher to spe­cial events and pub­lic re­la­tions di­rec­tor for Straw­bridge C Cloth­ier, Rouse Co. In that ca­pac­ity, she or­ga­nized and di­rected the open­ing of the Ply­mouth Meet­ing Mall and the Neshaminy Mall in 1968.

In 1972, Anne moved for­ward in her ca­reer as an as­sis­tant to di­rec­tor of de­vel­op­ment at the Pres­by­te­rian rniver­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia Med­i­cal Cen­ter.

:LtK D ORvH IRU vROun­tHHUing, she took her in­ter­est one step fur­ther and in 1974 beFDPH fiHOG GLUHFtRU IRU 7KH Amer­i­can Heart As­so­ci­a­tion.

rs­ing her so­cial skills, pub­lic re­la­tions, and eti­quette knowl­edge, in 1985 Anne co-founded In Bloom Ltd., a day camp for young girls aged 12 to 15. She was an ac­com­plished busi­ness­woman, a lov­ing wife and grand­mother and an ex­em­plary role model for young women.

Anne will be truly missed.

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