Beatrice C. Swain





Swain PA,

of 88,

passed away peace­fully at home on Thurs­day, Novem­ber

1, 2018 sur­rounded by her fam­ily. She was born in Doe Run, PA on April 4, 1930 to the late Mil­ton P. Carey and Es­ther (Smith) Carey.

Beatrice is sur­vived by her hus­band, Earl Swain; five chil­dren; 12 grand­chil­dren; and five great grand­chil­dren.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, Beatrice is pre­ceded in death by three sis­ters: Pearl O. Pyle, Pauline Chest­nut, Mil­dred Hanby; brother, Mil­ton “Bud” Carey; grand­son, Lawrence Swain Jr.; and son-in-law, Glenn Smith.

A vis­i­ta­tion will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Satur­day, Novem­ber 10 at R.T. Foard & Jones Fu­neral Home, 122. W. Main St., Ne­wark, DE 19711. A Cel­e­bra­tion of Beatrice’s Life will be held on Sun­day, Novem­ber 11, 2 p.m. at R.T. Foard & Jones Fu­neral Home, where fam­ily and friends may be­gin vis­it­ing at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions in Beatrice’s honor may be made payable to “Wil­low Tree Hos­pice” of Ken­nett Square or “Kem­blesville United Methodist Church” send in care of the fu­neral home.

To see the full obit­u­ary or to send on­line con­do­lences, please visit www.rt­foard. com.

R.T. Foard Fu­neral Home, P.A.

A Life Cel­e­bra­tion ® Home and na­ture. She en­joyed her many trips around town shop­ping or meet­ing up with friends for lunch. She had many spe­cial friends and ev­ery­one she met fell in love with her. Sun­day evenings were spe­cial to mom as it be­came a time for fam­ily to gather.

Mom was gifted with a green thumb as she could grow most any­thing. She loved jew­elry and al­ways wore a wide ar­ray, hav­ing an in­ter­est­ing story to tell about each piece. Other hob­bies in­cluded bird watch­ing, car­ing for cats, bingo and TV.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, Lucy was pre­ceded in death by her hus­band, Jack Truitt and eight sib­lings.

Sur­vivors in­clude her six lov­ing chil­dren, John Wayne Truitt (Staci), Linda M. Bozarth (Keith), Roger L. Truitt (Va­lerie), Judy A. Hotchkiss (Robert), Dorothy R. Gill (James), Wal­ter I. Truitt (Dian). Ad­di­tional sur­vivors and life bless­ings in­clude 18 grand­chil­dren, 28 great grand­chil­dren as well as sev­eral nieces and neph­ews. Lastly, she leaves be­hind her beloved cat, Candy.

Lucy was an ac­tive mem­ber of Cherry Hill United Methodist Church since 1961. She had many church friends and spe­cial mem­o­ries. When able, she would help ser ve at lun­cheons. She loved play­ing bingo with her friends at the Har­lan House.

Fu­neral ser­vices will be held 11 a.m., Thurs­day, Novem­ber 8, 2018 at Cherry Hill United Methodist Church, 33 Elk Mills Road, Elk­ton, MD where vis­i­ta­tion will be­gin at 9 a.m.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Cherry Hill United Methodist Church or Amedisys Foun­da­tion, c/o Hicks Home for Fu­ner­als, 103 W. Stock­ton Street, Elk­ton, MD 21921.

hick­shome­for­fu­ner­als. com




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