Phyllis Elaine Swingle
Phyllis Elaine Swingle
  • November 2, 1928 - December 21, 2017
  • Dandridge, Florida

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Phyllis Elaine Hagaman Swingle, 89, of Dandridge TN and formerly of Clearwater FL, passed away on December 21, 2017. She was born in Pittsburgh, PA on November 2, 1928. She married Bernard Swingle on July 15, 1950. Before stopping to raise her children, she worked in a bank in Pittsburgh. Later in life, she worked for American Greeting Cards, volunteered at Morton Plant Hospital, and volunteered at Trinity Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her parents Margaret and Robert R. Hagaman, Sr., brother, Robert R. Hagaman Jr., and her husband of thirty-two years, Bernard F. Swingle. Phyllis is survived by her son Bill Swingle and his wife Mary Jo, daughters Sandy Swingle and Robin Heaney and her husband Joe, seven grandchildren: David Swingle, Kathy Lane, Scott Heaney, Jeff Heaney, Tara Ross, Ali Carr, and Jennifer Scaccia, 10 great-grandchildren: Ethan Swingle, Wyatt & Haley Lane, Lily, Kahlan, Jaina, & Sophia Heaney, Evan & Caleb Ross, and Olivia Scaccia, sister-in-law Gloria Fischer, niece Sherry Roithmayr and nephew Bobby Fischer. She was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Dandridge, TN and was a member of Trinity Presbyterian Church in Clearwater for more than 40 years. Phyllis will be buried next to her husband in Sylvan Abbey Cemetery in Clearwater with a graveside service on December 30, 2017 at 1:00pm.