Jean R. Swarr, 93, of Elizabeth Manor Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, passed away on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at her residence. She was the wife of the late Carl L. "Wok" Swarr who passed away in 1998. She was born in Columbia, daughter of the late Frederick Young and Agnes Caswell Young Myers and the step-daughter of the late John W. Myers. She retired in 1989 from Watt & Shand after 33 years as a sales associate. She did some modeling and spent two years as fashion coordinator narrating shows throughout the county. Jean was an avid fan and collector of Frank Sinatra music and loved dancing, dogs, birds, gardening, was a great Harry Potter fan and loved keeping a beautiful home. She was a member of Columbia-Middletown Elks #1074 Ladies Auxiliary; the Humane League of the United States; and the Disabled Veterans Club. She was the last of her immediate family.
Jean is survived by one daughter: Stephanie Jean wife of Roy "Sonny" Lightcap, Mount Joy. Two step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two brothers: Robert and Carl Young. Two sisters: Grace Hershey and Verna Flanagan.
Jean requested that there not be a formal service. Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to: Hospice and Community Care, PO Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604-4125 or the Humane League of Lancaster County, 2195 Lincoln Highway East, Lancaster, PA 17602. Arrangements by the Workman Funeral Homes, Inc., Columbia/Mountville. To send an online condolence, visit the condolence page.