Rita Mae (Osborne) Swogger age 76 of Canton, Ohio passed away Monday morning at the home following an extended illness. Born in Greenville, Pa. on March 22, 1927 she had attended Greenville High School. She was a member of Central Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Swogger who passed away November 27, 1996.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Deborah and Leo Gordon of Canton and her son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Rena Osborne of North Canton. There are seven other children, Dennis Osborne, Linda Yeager, Alvin Scott Osborne, Jacqueline Marie Swogger all of Greenville, Pa., Ronnie Osborne of New York, Cheryl Swogger of Canton and Beth Both of Tulsa, OK. Two sisters and brother-in-law, Natallie and Jerry Webber and Lisa Ann Lauffer all of Greenville, Pa. There are numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 1 p.m. in the Central Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Newcomer officiating. Burial will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Calling hours at the Reed Funeral home on Wednesday evening 6-9 p.m. and one hour before services at the church on Thursday from 12-1 p.m.