Funeral services for Betty Jane Sweitzer, 88, of Newcomerstown, were May 9, 2009, at the Addy Funeral Home, Newcomerstown. Rev. Troy Haynum officiated the services with burial in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Newcomerstown. She passed away May 4 at Riverside Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Newcomerstown.

She was born April 23, 1921, in Coshocton, the daughter of the late Clifford Wolfe and Hazel (Freshwater) Wolfe Linebaugh.

She was a housewife and had worked at the former Belle Nursing Home in the kitchen.

Mrs. Sweitzer was a member of the Pleasant View Baptist Church. She had been an avid bowler with the Gappy Gals bowling team.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Millard Thomas Sweitzer, who she married August 1938, and who passed away Dec. 12, 1982.

Survivors include one son, David (Eleanor) Sweitzer of Newcomerstown; one daughter, Donna (Tom) Miskimen of Canton; six grandchildren, Mike, Todd and Mark Sweitzer, Tim Miskimen, Shirley Burt and Sheila Saeger; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Clifford Wolfe II; and two sisters, an infant and Lucy Fawcett.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Dan Sweitzer, 891 Hill St., Coshocton, OH 43812.

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