Lebanon Reporter

June 18, 2013

Rosemary (Brush) Swisher


— Mrs. Rosemary (Brush) Swisher, of Lebanon, died Sunday, June 16, 2013, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. She was 75, and had lived most of her adult life in the Dover area. She was born in Vigo County on June 22, 1937, a daughter of the now late Charles Lester and Evelina (Archer) Brush.

On Nov. 24, 1956, she was married to Robert E. Swisher, at the Whitestown Lutheran Church. Mr. Swisher survives.

Mrs. Swisher attended schools in Zionsville and Pike Township, and graduated from Whitestown High School in 1955.  She worked at Aero Drapery in Westfield and Pixie Playhouse in Lebanon.

She was a member of Pleasant View Church where she had served as a deaconess, worked with the youth group for many years and taught AWANA.

Mrs. Swisher enjoyed playing golf and following her children’s and grandchildren’s activities.

Additional survivors include children, Cindy (Jeff) Griffith of Brownsburg, Scott Swisher of Lebanon and Kathy Linton of Speedway; grandchildren, Abby (Aaron) Cornwell of Jamestown, Jesse Linton of Lebanon, Cody (Mallory) Griffith of Zionsville, Jake Linton of Asheville, N.C., and Reed Swisher of Lebanon; great-grandchildren, Ashton Linton, Allie Cornwell and Max Cornwell; and many nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Preceding her in death were a sister and brother-in-law, Pat and Dale Bowen. Two brothers and a sister died in infancy.

Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 20, at the Pleasant View Church, 5295 W. Ind. 32, Lebanon. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 21, at the church, with Pastor Tom Evans officiating. Interment will follow at Pisgah Cemetery in Montgomery County.

Memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant View Church, 5295 W. Ind. 32, Lebanon, IN 46052.

Arrangements are being handled by Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon.

On line condolences may be made at www.myersmortuary.com.


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