Sharon Olwert Swarm 77, of North Ridgeville, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in the Memory Care Unit at Lutheran Home, with her loving, longtime friend, Laura English, at her side. Sharon was a proud alumnus of Baldwin Wallace where she earned Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Arts in Education Degrees. She was a Band Director at Middleburg Heights Junior High beginning in 1965; later the Orchestra Director at both Berea High and Roehm Junior High and an Instrumental Music Teacher at several elementary schools in the Berea School District. She and her husband Ed moved to Flagler Beach, Florida where she participated in Community Band, was President of the Homeowner’s Association at Surfside Estates, and Choir Director at Santa Maria Del Mar Catholic Church, in Flagler Beach. When she moved back to Ohio, Sharon was a member of Saint Clarence Catholic Church in North Olmsted and sang in the choir.
She is survived by 13 cousins and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar Swarm and her parents, Chester and Helen Olwert.
A Memorial Mass and Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a later date. Details will be posted on heritagecremationsociety.com and cleveland.com. Memorial contributions may be made in Sharon’s memory to Lutheran Home – Lutheran Elderhood Foundation 2116 Dover Center Rd., Westlake, Ohio 44145. Holy Family Hospice – 6707 State Rd. Parma Ohio 44134, Baldwin Wallace University – www.bw.edu
Condolences and special memories can be shared online at www.heritagecremationsociety.com
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