Tonawanda News


December 25, 2013

Mary Ellen Swagler

COLUMBIA, TN — Mary Ellen Denler Swagler passed away September 11, 2013, two days after she celebrated her 93rd birthday, in Columbia, TN. Mary Ellen, a retired dental assistant, was born, raised and spent most of her life in the Tonawanda, NY area.

A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, December 27, 2013, at 11:00 AM at St. Timothy's Catholic Church in Tonawanda.

Survivors include her sons, Paul (Lynn) of Watertown, NY, Joe (Annie) of San Diego, CA; a daughter, Ginny (Paul) Baron of Columbia, TN; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; one brother, Dave (Carla) Denler of Winston-Salem, NC. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard;  and beloved daughter and son, Marlene and James.

Memorials may be made to the  Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Ave., 7th Fl.,      New York, NY 10001.

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