David W. Swope
03/16/1954 - 12/25/2018

David W. Swope, 64, of Hanover, entered into God’s eternal care on Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Colonial Manor Nursing Home, York. He was the husband of Jeanne L. (Wagner) Swope to whom he was married 43 years.  Born March 16, 1954 in Hanover, he was the son of the late Loretta J. (Martz) Swope.  Dave was formerly employed by Allis-Chalmer Inc. York. He was a 1973 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown. Dave was a member of Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, McSherrystown, and a former member of Green Springs Rod & Gun Club and McSherrystown Home Association. Dave enjoyed hunting, amusement parks and entertaining his nieces and nephews.  Surviving in addition to his wife are aunts and uncle; Bernard and Dorie Martz of Hanover and Gladys Slusser of McSherrystown; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bob and Judy Wagner of Gettysburg, Mary and Steve Rhodes of Hanover, Jim and Stephanie Wagner of Abbottstown and Denise and Chris Miner of York; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Allen Wagner.  A Celebration of Life Service will be held 6:00 p.m. Friday, December 28, 2018 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown, with Rev. Charles L. Persing officiating. Burial will be private. Visitation with the family will be held 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.  Contributions in memory of Dave may be made to; American Cancer Society, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648 or American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD. 20852.  


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Posted at:12/27/2018 9:09 pm
Judi Baugher
Jeannie, So sorry to hear of Dave's passing. My thoughts and prayers to you.

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