Theresa M. Sweigart, 70, Denver, L-S grad, restaurant worker, Sunday school teacher

By on April 1, 2015

Theresa M. (Lefever) Sweigart, 70, of Denver, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 27, 2015, at Conestoga View.

Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of Robert and Kathryn (Pickel) Lefever. She was the wife of Walter A. “Wally” Sweigart for 10 years.

Terry graduated from Lampeter-Strasburg High School and attended the Consolidated School of Business. She worked in the restaurant industry for many years. Terry enjoyed teaching Sunday School. She was a member of Bethany Grace Fellowship Church.

In addition to Wally, Terry is survived by two sons: Troy A. Lefever Sr. of Lancaster and Patrick E. Lefever of New Providence; three stepsons: Walter A. Jr.; Joshua S., married to Michelle, all of Denver; and Craig A., of Fennville, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two brothers: C. Robert Lefever of Morris; and Gary L. Lefever of Lititz; three sisters: Kathy S. Meily of Lancaster, Dorothy J. Ely of Gap, and Mary Alice Lefever of New Providence.

She was preceded in death by her father; and two brothers: Larry G. and John D.

Services were held March 31 at Bachman Funeral Home, Strasburg, with Pastor Chris Smeltz officiating. Interment followed in Georgetown United Methodist Cemetery.

Online condolences may be offered at bachmanfuneral.com. Bachman Funeral Home, Strasburg, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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