STRUTHERS, OH – Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 17, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Christ Our Savior Parish, Holy Trinity Church, for Stella H. (Duda) Swansiger, 90, who died Saturday, June 11, 2016, at Hospice House after a short illness.
Stella was born April 12, 1926, in Allison, Pa., a daughter of Stanley and Mary (Skavarek) Duda.
She left home at age 16 to work at the Kresge Company and Hochschild-Kohn in Baltimore.
On Oct. 16, 1948, she married Albert E. Swansiger and moved to Struthers, Ohio, where she raised her family and lived until her death. She was a member of St. Nicholas Church in Struthers for 68 years
She leaves to cherish her memory, her daughters, Alberta Lee (John) Toker of Struthers and Joyce Ann (Jim) Oney of Tempe, Ariz.; son Albert (Robin) Swansiger of Raleigh, N.C.; her sisters, Rosemary and Frances; brothers Tom, Joe, and Paul; six grandchildren, John David (Lyn) Toker, Matthew (Jennifer) Toker, Chris Swansiger, Daniel Swansiger, Steven Oney and Emily Oney; four great-grandchildren, Joshua and Katelyn Toker and Hailey and Christian Swansiger; and many nieces and nephews.
Stella was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 61 years, Albert; and her brothers, John, Pete, Tony and Edward.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 17, 2016, from 10 to 10:50 a.m. at the Holy Trinity Church.
Arrangements are by the Kirila Funeral Home Inc. - See more at: http://www.vindy.com/news/tributes/#sthash.2wFpNmNA.dpuf