Kelly Jo Swartz obituary 1986~2023


Kelly Jo Swartz, age 36 of Mount Holly Springs, passed away March 8, 2023 as a result of a car accident.

Kelly Jo Swartz
Kelly Jo Swartz

She was born April 2, 1986 in Chambersburg to Brian Martin and Tammy (Thomas) Burkholder.

Kelly was a caregiver for Med Staffers, she enjoyed doing diamond art and loved sunflowers, the beach, her dogs, but most of all, she loved her children.

She is survived by her estranged husband, Shawn Swartz; son, Hunter Etter; daughter, Natalie Martin; father Brian and companion, Brenda Johnson; mother, Tammy Burkholder; sister, Carrie Martin and fiancé, Eddie Young; brother, Travis Martin and wife, Wynita; fiance’, Shawn Zach and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ben and Anne Thomas.

Professional services have been entrusted to Dugan Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 51 Asper Drive Shippensburg.

At the request of the family, viewing will be private.

A memorial service will be scheduled in the future. Updates will be at the funeral home’s website.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Kelly, please visit the floral store.



James H Pentz obituary 1944~2023

Mr. James H Pentz, 78, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2023. Services will be held, 2 p.m., Thursday, March 30, 2023, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home.