Dorothy Lee Myers Swank

Dorothy Lee Myers Swank, 89, of Bridgewater and formerly of Mt. Jackson died Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at Bridgewater Retirement Community.

Mrs. Swank was born April 11, 1924 in Forestville, daughter of the late Roy Benjamin and Georgia C. Zirkle Myers and was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

She was a membetr of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Forestville.

On May 28, 1949 she married Howard Swank who preceded her in death.

She is survived by Joel Swank, Penny Swank and Peggy and Marvin Buterbaugh.

Graveside services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Forestville Cemetery with the Rev. James B. Davis officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, c/o Kenneth Knupp, 315 Third Hill Lane, Mt. Jackson, VA 22842.

Arrangements are by Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.

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18 Condolences to Dorothy Lee Myers Swank

  1. Sharon Shoemaker Griffith says:

    Peggy and family, So sorry to hear about your mother. What a fine lady she was. I remember you both coming to my dad.s funeral in 1989. She raised some amazing children! Hugs and prayers to you all

    • Peggy says:

      Thank you so much for supporting us with your hugs and prayers and for remembering all of us. Hope all is well with you and your family.

  2. Debra Huffman says:

    Peggy, Penny, Joel and Marvin, Please know that my thoughts and prayers will be with you on Saturday and in the days ahead. I was privileged to know your mom even if only for a short time. May God’s grace and peace sustain you in your loss. Chaplain Deb

  3. Jo Ellen Bowman says:

    Peggy, Penny, Joel and Marvin, Keeping you all in my thoughts at this time. Enjoyed my visits with Dorothy as we traveled to and from appointments. Such a kind lady and loved her laugh. Dorothy appreciated the help and care from her family. Jo Ellen

    • Penny says:

      Thank you for the many things you did for my mother. We appreciate all you have done.

    • Peggy says:

      You were always so kind and considerate to Mother. We knew we could depend on you. Mother felt comfortable calling on you for help. Thank you for making a difference in our lives.

  4. Frank Overbey says:

    Joel and family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time. Joel, if you or the family needs anything, you know the brotherhood is here for you.


  5. Linda Crider Wandless says:

    Penny and Peggy,

    I am sorry to hear of the death of your mother. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. I remember her fondly from the several times I spent overnight at your house when I was in high school. She was a sweet lady. Take care. Linda Crider Wandless

  6. Bill and Sandy Hunter says:

    We are sorry to hear about your Mother’s passing. If we can help in anyway, please let us know. If you stay in the area for a time, we would love to spend some time with you.

  7. Johnny Garber says:

    Penny,Peggy, and Joel,
    I was so sorry to hear about you mother. She was such a delightful lady and I am glad I was able to know her from the time we were kids. Please accept my sympathy.

    Johnny Garber

  8. John and Lee Shanks says:

    Joel and Family,

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time.

  9. Michael Holbrook says:

    I am sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. I hope to see you at our next reunion.