MOUNT VERNON — Shirley L. Swisher, 83, of Mount Vernon passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at her home.

She was born Jan. 31, 1935, in Farmington, West Virginia, to the late Roy and Helen (Hamilton) Haught.

Shirley is survived by three daughters, Charlene (Joey) Williams, Melissa (Michael) Oross, Stephanie Hufnagle; three grandchildren, Sarah, R.J. and Becca; Six great-grandchildren; her brothers, Michael (Mollie) Haught, David (Cathy) Haught; and her sister Susan (Stanley) Zabolotny.

In addition to her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Jacob Swisher; her sisters Cynthia Nicholas, Deanna Haught, Carolyn Rae Haught; and her son-in-law Joey Williams.

In keeping with Shirley’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A private family service will be held at a later date.

The family requests that donations, in Shirley’s name, be made to The American Cancer Society.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Shirley L. Swisher.

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