Claire Swoyer

October 30, 1947 - January 24, 2015

10/30/1947 - 01/24/2015

Claire Swoyer, 67 of Shadyside, Ohio died Saturday, January 24th at Brownsburg Meadows Nursing Facility in Indiana.

She was born October 30, 1947 the daughter of the late John and Angel Bello Velkovich in Bellaire, Ohio.

Claire worked as an X-Ray Technician for Wheeling Hospital for many years. She most recently worked at Florence Crittenton Home in Wheeling, WV. She was also a licensed Cosmetologist. Claire attended St. Mary’s Church in Shadyside, Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her parents. Claire is survived by her daughter, Teresa Trisha Angela Kathleen Dixon of Lebanon, IN and her three grand children, Timothy Joshua Corder, Bethany Angel Corder and Clifford Jonathan Corder.

Family and friends will be received from 4-8 pm on Friday, January 30th at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441, 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio 43906.

A vigil service will be held Friday evening at 7:30 pm. Funeral liturgy with mass will be held on Saturday at 11 am at St Mary’s Church in Shadyside, Ohio with Fr. Samuel Saprano officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery of Bellaire, Ohio.

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Connie Suto
8 years ago

Dear Trisha,

I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. I worked with her for many years–she was a wonderful person… Oh the memories.. It is with a heavy heart that I extend my deepest sympathy to you…

Denise Palmer Dunfee
8 years ago

I am so sorry for you loss– Claire & I had gone through X Ray training together. I always admired her persistence. She kept trying and going even in difficult times. She was older than us and had already had her family. I’m sure it was more difficult to study because of that than us. You should be very proud of your mother— She achieved her goal! She took her job serious and worked very hard. My heartfelt sympathy to you and your family.

Gwen Kinnan
8 years ago

I worked with Claire for many years at Wheeling Hospital….she was very unique and special….Claire loved her family very much and her furry pets also…Prayers, Trisha to your family.

jody drake
8 years ago

Trisha and children,

So sorry to here of Claire’s illness/passing. May you all find strength in one another and cherish your fondest memories. Trisha, I will especially remember all of our dance trips with our moms and our Thanksgiving trip to NYC. Peace to all of you!

Debraha Feenerty
8 years ago

Trisha, I have been friends with your mother for over 27 years both in the workplace and out. She was always so good to me and we have had a lot of fun at bingo or just out to lunch. I will truly miss her…

katherine hepburn sonion
8 years ago

Trisha, I’ve known your mom since kindergarten, we grew up with each other, graduated, I moved out of the area for several years, returned recontected with your mom and we have enjoyed each others company for another twenty years. I only wish we would of had more time. I will cherish all our memories together. I truly feel your pain. God Bless you and your family Kathy sonion, matt, & robin