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Charlene Louise Swoyer

September 13, 1952 - May 21, 2018

Swoyer, Charlene Louise Fanning, 65, of Wheeling, died Monday May 21, 2018 at Wheeling Hospital.

She was born September 13, 1952, in Wheeling, WV. ,the daughter of Mary Louise Pack Fanning of Wheeling and the late Edward L. Fanning Sr.

Charlene was a homemaker, a member of Cathedral of St. Joseph, Wheeling, a member of the Bunco Club and C.H.I.R.P.

In addition to her father, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Edward Fanning Jr., her father-in-law, Albert Harry Swoyer Sr., her mother-in-law, June Swoyer and her sister-in-law, Connie Yocke.

Surviving in addition to her mother is her husband of 47 years, Albert Harry Swoyer Jr., her two sons, Aaron Swoyer (Emily) of Bluffton, SC.,and Justin Swoyer (Lisa) of Wheeling, her brother, Garrie Fanning (Dominick Sicolo) of Fort Lauderdale, FL., her two sisters, Sherry Bender (Reed) of Wheeling and Noel Goggin of Concord NC., four grandchildren, Logan Swoyer and Abilgail Swoyer of Bluffton, SC., and Ayden Swoyer and Isaac Swoyer of Wheeling , her three brother-in-laws, Roger Swoyer (Charleen) of Shadyside, OH., Bill Swoyer (Mary) of Bellaire and David Swoyer (Toni) of Bellaire, several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, May 24, 2018 from 4-8 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Homes, 154 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling, where a vigil service will be held at 7:30 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday May 25, 2018 at 10 am at Cathedral of St. Joseph with Msgr. Rev. Kevin Quirk as celebrant. Inurnment will be at the convenience of the family.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel

154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Service Information

Date: Friday, May 25, 2018

Time: 10:00 am


Cathedral of St. Joseph

1300 Eoff St.
Wheeling, WV 26003

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