Freda M. Swearinger, 80, of Lowber, passed away Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at her daughter's home, surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 27, 1941, in Pageton, W.Va., daughter of the late Howard M. and Helen (Heffinger) Cochran. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John T. Swearinger, in 2013; two sisters, Irene and Lois; and four brothers, Junior, Ron, Roger and Don. She was also preceded in death by her beloved dog, "Spiffy." Freda loved going to bingo, but her favorite pastime was watching "Jeopardy," never missing an episode. Her life was centered around her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Freda is survived by her son, Thomas Swearingen and his girlfriend, Marty, of Masury, Ohio; and two daughters, Karen (Bruce) Swearingen- Weyandt, of Herminie, and Sherry (John) Schweinberg, of Lowber; nine special grandchildren, Tabitha, Jessica, Tommy, John, Brooke, Carol, Steven, Laurel and Krystal; 11 special great-grandchildren, A.J., Christopher, William, Chevelle, Aiden, Draven, Malinda, John Thomas Jr., Lyla, Atticus, Marley and Aurora; twin sister, Rita F. Mansfield, of Weirton, W.Va.; best friend, Laura Robinson, of Irwin; and numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. The family would like to thank neighbors, Jen and Rob and Jackie and Audra for all their love and care over the past few years of mom's illness. Freda will be sadly missed by her family, friends and neighbors. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME INC., 404 Sewickley Ave., Herminie, PA 15637, at which time a memorial service will be held in the funeral home to celebrate Freda's life. To send online condolences, please visit www.nickelsfuneralhomeinc.com.
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