Vivian Swart obituary 1938~2022


Mrs. Vivian Swart (Bork), 83, of Hagerstown, MD passed away Monday, March 14, 2022, at Meritus Medical Center, Hagerstown, MD.

Born July 25, 1938 in Winona, MN, she was the daughter of the late P.M. and Thelma (Dix) Bork.

Mrs. Swart was a graduate of Santa Cruz (CA) High School.

She and her husband, the late Donald E. Swartz, were married on June 25, 1955. Mr. Swart died on November 29, 1981.

Mrs. Swart was a bookkeeper for various offices in the local area.

She was a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Hagerstown, where she served on the Alter Guild. She was also a longtime volunteer for Hospice of Washington County.

Mrs. Swart enjoyed cooking, cleaning, decorating, reading and attending yard sales.

She is survived by three children, Donald R. Swart (Carol) of Waynesboro, Diana K. Swart of Chambersburg, PA and Darlene C. Richardson (Dennis) of Greenville, TN; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Donald Bork.

Services and burial in Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Vivian Swart may be made to: S & K Feline Furbabies Rescue Inc., 9420 Downsville Pike, Williamsport, MD 21795.

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro, is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences may be expressed at the funeral home’s website.