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Dorothea M. Swavely

Obituary for Dorothea M. Swavely

November 25, 2016
Trevose, Pennsylvania


Dorothea M. Swavely, age 74 of Trevose, died Friday, November 25, 2016 in Abington Hospice, Warminster. Dottie was a school bus driver for 28 years with Neshaminy School District. She was always caring for others. She would even have orphans to her home on her birthday which happens to be on Christmas. Dottie just loved people and helping others.

Preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Johnston and the former Dorthea McAndrews and her husband, Daniel F. Swavely, she is survived by her devoted daughters; Kimberly A. Waibel (John) and Colleen L. Monachello, her loving siblings; Thomas, Raymond and George Johnston, Mary Diehl and Elizabeth Langlois, her cherished grandchildren; Leigh-ann Conlan, Christina Bradshaw, Michael Monachello, Edward Waibel and Stephanie Engelberg and great grandchildren; Blake, Sienna and Briella Bradshaw, Devyn & Colleen Conlan and Olivia Waibel.

Family and friends are invited to Dottie's Graveside Service 12:30 pm Mon. Nov. 28, 2016 at Resurrection Cemetery, Bensalem, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory preferred to Deborah Hospital Foundation, 200 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015 or Lahaska SPCA, P.O. Box 277, Lahaska, PA 18931.

Family service by Dunn/Givnish of Langhorne. To share your fondest memories of Dottie, please visit 1-800-GIVNISH

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Deborah Hospital Foundation
    200 Trenton Road
    Browns Mills, NJ 08015
  • Lahaska SPCA
    P.O. Box 277
    Lahaska, PA 18931

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Dunn-Givnish Funeral Home

378 South Bellevue Avenue
Langhorne, PA 19047
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