Donna F. Sweigart, 72, Turkey Hill manager, St. John’s member, enjoyed friends, neighbors

By on August 30, 2017

Donna F. Sweigart, 72, of Denver, passed away on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, at home.

She was born in Ephrata to the late Leroy and Ella (Meckley) Getz.

She was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ and their women’s guild. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and was a wonderful friend to many. She enjoyed puzzles and visiting with friends and neighbors. Prior to retiring, Donna worked in management for Turkey Hill Markets for many years.

Donna is survived by five children: Faith E., wife of Dean Fetter; Hope E., wife of Jerry Pfautz; Vicki L. Reider, companion of Rick Hackman; Bonnie L. Sweigart; Scott A. Sweigart, companion of Lori High; 10 grandchildren: Seth, Kristi, Matthew, Michelle, Dawn, Mandi, Dana, Chad, Justin, and Jayden; 20 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Loran Getz and wife Karen; and Kenneth Getz and wife Gladys.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Harold Getz; and a sister: Ethel “Dolly” Plotts.

A viewing will be held on Thursday, Aug. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Roseboro Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut St., Denver. An additional viewing will be held on Friday, from 10 to 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m., with Pastor Bradley Haws officiating. Interment will take place in the Fairview Cemetery Annex.

Memorial contributions in Donna’s memory may be made to Women’s Guild at St. John’s United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 37, Denver, PA 17517.

Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral and Cremation Services Inc., Denver. Online condolences can be given at

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