Brenda S. Swope


Brenda Sue (Klotz) Swope, 63, of Williamsport, passed away at her residence on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She was married to Michael P. Swope, who survives, on Feb. 27, 1986, and they have celebrated 31 years of marriage.

Brenda was born in Williamsport on Sept. 22, 1954, and was the daughter of the late Herbert and Rosella (Cox) Klotz.

She graduated from South Williamsport High School in 1972 and had worked at Santander Bank, retiring in 2010. She enjoyed shopping, decorating her home, visiting her sister Nancy in Florida, trips to New York City and spending time with her family.

In addition to her husband Michael, she is survived by three sons: Jason Beach Miller (Dr. Matthew Miller), of Bethlehem, Samuel Swope, of Williamsport and Shane Swope, of Dunmore; one daughter, Heather Merrill (Nathan), of Trout Run; eight grandchildren; three brothers: Keith Klotz (Pamela), of Linden, Ronald Klotz, of Lewistown and Timothy Klotz, of Williamsport; three sisters: Nancy Chatley, of Daytona Beach, Fla., Terry Hill, of Montoursville and Beverly Marquardt (Ernie), of Muncy; one step-son, Jeremiah Swope, of Vista, Calif.; one step-daughter, Jennifer Luera (Gavino), of Vista, Calif.; mother-in-law, Ann Swope, of Williamsport; sister-in-law, Wilma Reeder, of Williamsport; and her beloved dogs, Emmy and Roxie.

There will be a public viewing 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, and again 10-11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at the Maneval Allen Redmond Cremation & Funeral Home, 500 W. Fourth St., Williamsport, where the funeral will be held 11 a.m. Friday. Pastor Dorothy Anderson will officiate the service. Burial will follow in Wildwood Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Geisinger Home Health & Hospice, c/o Geisinger Health Foundation, GHF-MC 25-76m 100 N. Academy Ave., Danville, PA 17822.

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