M. Gwen Hall

M. Gwen Hall, 75, of North Mountain, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Muncy Valley Hospital Skilled Nursing Unit.

Born Sept. 27, 1937, in Bloomsburg, she was a daughter of the late H. Glenn and T. Marion (Worthington) Swisher. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John A. Hall on June 3, 2009.

Gwen was a graduate of Penn State and was a member of the Penn State Alumni Association. She was a member of Franklin Bethel United Methodist Church and enjoyed volunteering with Meals On Wheels. After retiring in 1991 as a registered dietician, she and her husband returned home to operate her family’s business, Swisher’s Country Store.

Surviving are a daughter, Jolene and husband Stan Sloter of Bethesda, Md.; two sons, John R. Hall of Montoursville and Marshall and wife Alison Hall of Hughesville; a sister, O. Maureen Swisher of Unityville; and six grandchildren, Kelsey Sloter, Andrea Sloter, Autumn Hall, Christopher Hall, Lauren Hall and Camryn Hall.

The funeral will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Franklin Bethel United Methodist Church, Unityville, with Rev. Dan Cale and William VanHorn co-officiating. Burial will be held privately in Franklin Bethel Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the church.

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