Arlene Gail "Jo" (Haines) Swaney

August 22, 1937 ~ May 1, 2020 (age 82)


Arlene Haines Swaney, “Jo”, Fairchance, Pa.

     Arlene Haines Swaney, “Jo”, 82 of Fairchance, Pa. passed away at home with her loving family by her side on Friday, May 1, 2020.

     She was born August 22, 1937 at Jimtown, Fairchance, Pa.

     Preceding her in death were her parents, Edward Haines and Helen Hickle Haines and her siblings, Gene Haines, Howard “Hob” Haines, Wade “Inkus” Haines, Paul “Buck” Haines, John “Jay” Haines, Winifred “Tennie” Cooley, Wilbur “Rudy” Haines, Ethel Firestone, Frances Hickle Blair, Lester Robertson Sr. and Floyd “Bose” Haines.

     Surviving are her husband of 62 years, Duane Swaney; five children, Bruce and Stephanie Swaney, Marty and Darlene Swaney, Carla Swaney and boyfriend Chris, Christine and Dave Quaranto and Mike and Kathy Swaney; nine grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; two siblings, Virgie “PI” Haines and Arnold “Gump” and Barb Haines and numerous nieces and nephews.

     Arlene loved to sit in the sun, sit out on the porch with her family, weeding and working her flower garden.

     Private family visitation and funeral service will be held on Sunday, May 3, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Michael Lyons officiating in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa.

     Interment will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery, Fairchance, Pa.

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Private Family Visitation and Service
May 3, 2020

Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home
134 West Church Street
Fairchance, PA 15436

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