Dorothy Mae (Swartz) Wileman

Born: Thu., Apr. 27, 1922
Died: Wed., May 20, 2020

Private Graveside Service

Location: Adams Cemetery

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     Dorothy Mae (Swartz) Wileman, 98, formerly of Mifflintown, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin.

     Born April 27, 1922, near Van Wert, she was a daughter of the late J. Domer and Dorothy (Martin) Swartz.

     She is survived by five children, Thomas D. “Sonny” Leonard of Thompsontown, Madge E. Fisher and husband, Levi, of Mifflintown, Elsie A. Reigle and husband, Gary of Mifflintown, Linda K. Smith and husband, Ron, of Port Royal, and Ray L. Leonard of Thompsontown; four siblings, Betty Arnold of Mifflintown, Martin Swartz of Delaware, Jerry Swartz of Reading and Connie Zeplin of York, twelve grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and seventeen great-great-grandchildren.

     In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Edward Wileman in 1984, five brothers, Frankie, Russell, William, Banks and Chester Swartz, and two sisters, Anna M. Zook and Arlene Barner.

     Dorothy Mae was a practical nurse who worked at the Harrisburg State Hospital and then at the Selinsgrove Center.

     She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Juniata County, Mifflintown.

     She enjoyed cooking and doing word searches.

     Her graveside service and interment in Adams Cemetery, Mifflintown, with Pastor Ronald Shupe officiating will be private.

     Contributions may be made to Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, PA 17059 to help with funeral costs.

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Charitable donations may be made in Dorothy Mae's memory to the following organization:

Guss Funeral Home, Inc.
20 South Third Street, Mifflintown, PA 17059
Tel: 717-436-2149

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Tim Harbst
   Posted Thu May 21, 2020
In This time of Sorrow may the Lord Grant you Peace , Prayers are with you! Sorry to hear of your Loss.

Linda (Gene Wileman's wife)
   Posted Fri May 22, 2020
A mother is with us always, first in her lifetime, then forever in our memory.
My condolences to the family.