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Mary E. (Sabota) Swanson

December 9, 1935 ~ December 31, 2020 (age 85)


Mary E. (Sabota) Swanson, 85, of Penn Township, passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020. She was born on December 9, 1935 in Wilmerding, to the late Cyril and Theresa (Kankoly) Sabota. Mary was a member of St. Barbara Catholic Church. She enjoyed gardening and decorating her immaculate home. Most of all, she cherished all of her family. She is survived by her loving children, Bryan (wife Sherry) Swanson and Beth (husband Matthew) McElroy; grandchildren, Brenda (husband Ross) Aron, Alan Swanson, Eric (wife Katie) Reger, Gregory (wife Nina) Reger, Luke (wife Rayanna) McElroy, Isaac McElroy, and Faith McElroy; and two great-granddaughters, Eve and Jane Reger. In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Robert Joseph Swanson; a daughter, Jacqueline (surviving husband Michael) Reger; and siblings, William Sabota, Helen David, and Margaret Scott. Friends will be received from 6-8 PM on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Lindsay-Jobe Funeral Home, Inc., 3343 Route 130, Harrison City. Please be advised that visitation will be limited to 20 people at a time and face masks are required. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11AM on Tuesday, January 5, with Fr. Michael Sikon, officiating. Interment will follow in St. Barbara Cemetery, Claridge. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by visiting, or to Westmoreland County Food Bank, 100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont, PA 15626. Online condolences may be given at

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January 4, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lindsay-Jobe Funeral Home, Inc.
3343 Pennsylvania 130
Penn Township, PA 15636

Funeral Mass
January 5, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Barbara Catholic Church
111 Raymaley Road
Harrison City, PA 15636

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