Jean Ann Swartz

Born: 07/04/1936 Passed:

Jean Ann Swartz age 84 of Louisville, formerly of McKeesport, Pennsylvania took God’s hand and went to the heavenly kingdom on March 27, 2021.  Born July 4, 1936 in Star Junction, Pennsylvania to the late Sherman and Helen (Raudman) King of Belle Vernon, PA. Jean worked at her family’s restaurant, Kings Dinette from a young age where she met her late ex-husband Art.  Art had his own business where she was a secretary, bookkeeper and in addition a homemaker always taking care of her family.  Later in life, she worked for the Peer Group and Marc as a telephone survey representative.  Jean was a member of Central Highlands Church in Elizabeth, PA. where she was a choir director in the 70’s; she loved to sing the old hymns.  Almost 6 years ago Jean moved to Louisville, Ohio to live with her daughter, Brenda and son-in-law, Dennis.  She attended Adult Day Service at St. Joe’s and thrived in living life.  She had many, many friends there and enjoyed coloring, doing crafts, singing and just being with everyone.

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her daughter, Debra London and her sister, Carole Lee Kovesdy.

She is survived by her children, Brenda (Dennis) Daily of Louisville Ohio, Karen Spurgeon of Coral Springs Florida; grandchildren, Lauren (Marco) Oberlin-Dalpra, Kimberly (Reid) Rhodes, Luke Jennings, Liam Jennings, Aimee London, Jason London; great-grandchildren, Cameron Oberlin, Natalie Oberlin, Andrew Jakub Jr; and brother, Sherman “Buck” (Lily) King, whom she loved dearly.

In keeping with Jean’s wishes services will not be held and cremation will take place.  Her life will be celebrated.  Condolences and special memories can be shared with the family online at


4 Tributes to Jean Ann Swartz

  1. Hope Pratt bernadowski says:

    I loved Jean like a second mother. I spend so much time with her, at her home talking and playing with her kids. I will always love her!

  2. Judy G says:

    Jean was so sweet, funny, and always happy. She loved her family and friends very much. Brenda, you have been her Godsend taking such great care of her and I know she appreciated that more than you could know. My heart goes out to you at this very sad time. Hugs and love.

    • Mona Cline says:

      My friend for years .. shared many Friday night dinners with her and Jeanne Donaldson Brown .. time moved on with the aging process taking over our lives .. RIP peace Jean in Gods arms .. meet u again one day .. ????????

  3. Teresita, Carmencita and Carolina Sandoval says:

    Dear Karin, when we think of you, your mom Jean and your dad Art, we collect a treasure of memories from our three-weeks Rotary exchange program in 1984 in Elizabeth and later on with our youngest sister in 1986. We will always remember Jean’s smile and generosity. Your Venezuelan guests Teresita, Carmencita and Carolina

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