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Edna Mae Swalwell

June 25, 2014
Pine Island Eagle

Edna Mae Swalwell, 91, of Matlacha, formerly of Mifflinburg, Pa., passed away Monday, June 16, 2014, at her home.

The daughter of Herbert L. Wirth and Alda L. (Badger) Wirth, she is survived by her son, James (Judy) of Colorado; grandson, James III (Darlene); granddaughter, Cristina (Gary); four great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

She was the eldest of 12 children and is also survived by one brother, Gordon Wirth of Selinsgrove; and four sisters, June Hoffman of Mifflinburg, Dolores (Robert) Mayer of Millmont, Nancy Mielke of Mifflinburg and Kathleen (Charles) Pursell, of Penns Creek and many loving nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.;

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Edna Mae Swalwell

She retired with her husband and moved to Florida in the late '70s to follow her beloved Pittsburgh Pirates at their spring training grounds. She was an avid baseball fan and fisherwoman, and lover of all animals.

She was known for her delicious cooking that she enjoyed sharing with all, having cooked at the Lob-Lolly in Matlacha for 12 years after moving to Florida.

Viewing will be at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 S.W. Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, from 10-11 a.m., Monday, June 23, followed by graveside service and burial at 11 a.m.

Arrangements are by Coral Ridge Funeral Home, Cape Coral.

Please visit to leave thoughts and memories for her family.



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