Joan K. Swope
February 14, 1966 - May 17, 2011
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Joan Katherine (Davidson) Swope, age 45, died unexpectedly on May 17, 2011 at Hershey Medical Center, Hershey PA.

Joan was born in Chester PA on February 14, 1966. She graduated from Sun Valley High School in Aston PA class of 1984 and attended Bloomsburg University. She was a longtime employee of Kennie’s Market in Spring Grove and a member of Christ Roth’s Lutheran Church.

She is survived by her loving daughters Elizabeth Cover and husband Travis of Spring Grove and Erika Blankenbaker of Riverside NJ and her cherished grandchildren Brianna and Hailee Cover and Danny and Natalie Miller. She is also survived by her domestic partner Ken Scott of York, her parents Joan (Rodarmel) and William Davidson of New Holland PA; her sisters Deborah Bergen and husband John of North Potomac MD, Sharon Davidson of Germantown MD, Carole Greene and husband John of Rockville MD, Janeann Davidson of Germantown MD; her brother William Davidson of Phoenixville PA and her twin brother Jack Davidson and his wife Michele of Lancaster and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service in celebration of her life will be held on Saturday at 12:00 pm at Irwin-Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service PC, 175 N Main St. Spring Grove with Rev. Dr. William Beck officiating. She will be laid to rest following the service at Christ Roth’s Church Cemetery in Spring Grove. A viewing will be held on Saturday from 10 am -12 pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers; contributions in her memory may be made to Christ Roth’s Lutheran Church, 580 Roth’s Church Rd., Spring Grove PA 17362.

Funeral Service

Saturday May 21, 2011, 12;00 pm at Irwin-Beck Funeral Home & Cremation Service, PC
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