Charlotte Jenetta Dellinger Swartz

Charlotte Jenetta Dellinger Swartz, 82, of Woodstock went to be with the Lord Sunday, October 30, 2011.

She was born March 24, 1929 at Wakeman’s Grove, the daughter of the late Lloyd William and Lena Ellen Foltz Dellinger. She married Harold Fredrick Swartz on June 7, 1959 in Conicville, VA.  Charlotte graduated from Edinburg High School in 1949.  Charlotte retired from Strasburg Safeway after 25 years.  She was a member of the Christ United Church of Christ, Conicville where she served as president of the Women’s Guild for 48 years and served on the church consistory and various committees.  After retiring she spent many years with her great-niece Katie and great-nephew Matthew, driving them to school and attending their sporting events.  These were some of the best moments of her retirement years.  Charlotte liked to travel and went on many bus trips.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Harold: three sisters, Rachel Andrews of Edinburg, Marvene Gochenour of Woodstock, Joyce Jones (John Paul) of Mt. Jackson; foster brother Glenn (Blanche) Weatherholtz of Harrisonburg; sister-in-law Ruby Dellinger of Edinburg; brothers-in-law Calvin Swartz (Katrina)  of Edinburg, Jim Swartz (Ruby) of Fort Valley, Jack Swartz (Delores) of Melbourne, Florida; sisters-in-law Betty Bowers of Pulaski, Mary Alice Foltz of Edinburg, Helen Mowery of Prescott, Arizona and Shelva Jean Pingley of New Market.  She was preceded in death by sister Christine Frye and brother Alton Dellinger.  She is survived by 33 nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, November 2, 2011 from 6:30-8:30 at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.  The funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at Christ United Church of Christ in Conicville, VA with the Rev. Dave Roe officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Perron, Larry Gochenour, Ronald  Perron, Burdette Andrews, Clayton Frye and Charles Franklin.

Edinburg High School class of 1949 will attend as a group.

Memorial contributions may be made in the form of flowers or donations to the Kitchen Fund of Christ Church in Charlotte’s name to: Lorna Lutz, 14144 Senedo Road, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842.

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