Olive Jane Swackhammer

James W. Shirley Funeral Home

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | February 03, 2020

Olive "Ollie" Jane Swackhammer, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 2, 2020.  She was born May 7, 1938 to James and Viola Patterson in Pittsburgh.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Swackhammer; brothers, Donald, John, Edward, Thomas; and sisters, Dorothy Mesko and Irene Lewis.  She was the loving mother of Daniel Jr. (Barbara), Randy (Lydia), Jeffrey (Dawn), Tammy Harkovich, Keith (Debbie) Swackhammer and Tracey (John) Diroll.  She was an endearing grandmother to Steven Swackhammer, JP Diroll, Jeffrey Swackhammer, Randy Swackhammer, Michelle Mandery, Timothy Swackhammer, Eric Bittner, Matthew Swackhammer, Samantha Duran, Sarah Harkovich, Hailey McLindon, Austin Diroll, Keith and Addison Swackhammer; and brother, James Patterson.  She is survived by 16 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and her beloved Sweet Pea.  Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday at the James W. Shirley Funeral Home, 176 Clay Pike, North Huntingdon.  A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel.  Interment to follow in Penn Lincoln Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Westmoreland County Food Bank.

Originally published February 03, 2020.

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