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Obituary for Mary Swain

Mary Swain, age 93 of Sheridan, passed away on Friday, August 14, 2020 in Greenville at Spectrum Health United Hospital.

Mary was a long-time employee of the Ionia Pubic School system working in the cafeteria and food services. When she wasn't working, Mary loved to crochet, read books, and tend to her flower garden. She and her husband traveled all over the country, but their favorite place to go was California. Mary was a wonderful and loving mother whose contributions to this world made it a better place.

Surviving Mary are her sons, Dennis (Julie) Swain of Sheridan and Donald Swain of Ionia. Also surviving is her sister, Alice Fox of Ionia; brother, Gordon (Gaylene) Furman of Ionia; many nieces and nephews; and their lifelong family friend, John Wilson of Grand Ledge.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Douglas & Claira (Pearson) Furman; her husband, William "Bill" Swain; and three brothers, Ralph Furman; Cecile Furman; and Albert Furman.

Visitation and a funeral ceremony celebrating Mary's life are being held on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at the Evergreen Township Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 10 AM with the funeral ceremony starting at 11 AM with Pastor Ken Harger officiating.