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Alma Catherine Swatsworth

May 7, 1926 October 14, 2011
Alma Catherine Swatsworth
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Obituary for Alma Catherine Swatsworth
Alma Catherine Swatsworth, 85, of Bloomington, Pike Township, passed away Friday October 14, 2011 in Curwensville.
Born May 7, 1926 in Fruit Hill Ferguson Township, she was the daughter of Harry and Oma (Bloom) Tobias.  Mrs. Swatsworth was retired from Kent’s Sportswear in Curwensville in 1988 after 20 plus years of service.
Mrs. Swatsworth was an active member of the Community Baptist Church in Bloomington, where she helped with the cleaning team, the meal team, and participated in Senior Saints.  She also was very involved with her family.
On June 28, 1948, she wed Cleaver J. Swatsworth who preceded her in death on June 11, 1999.  She was also preceded in death by her parents, a son Tracy Scott Swatsworth, and a grandson Rick Kelley.
Surviving are 6 children; Kerry D. Swatsworth and wife Deborah, Darrell Swatsworth and wife Cheryl, Carolyn Kelley, and Cathy Lightner and husband Blake all of Curwensville, Toby D. Swatsworth and wife Sue of Clearfield, and Greg Swatsworth and wife Linda of Spring Valley.
Also surviving are 14 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 2 sisters Avanelle Vaughn of New Millport and Inez Tobias of Fruit Hill.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Swatsworth will be held at the Community Baptist Church in Bloomington on Tuesday October 18, 2011 at 11:00 AM, with the Reverend Todd T. Hogue officiating.  Interment will be in the Bloomington Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville on Monday October 17 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, and at the Church on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until time of services.
The family suggests contributions be made to the Community Baptist Church 11555 Curwensville-Tyrone Highway Curwensville, PA 16833.
Online condolences may be made to the family at    
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home, Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.
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