Sharon Swartz

Obituary of Sharon Lee Swartz


Portville - Sharon L. Swartz     "Loved by All"


            Sharon L. Swartz, of 8865 Coon Hollow Road, passed away on Monday, July 8, 2019, at the Buffalo General Hospital, following a brief illness.


            Sharon was born on March 18, 1946 in Olean and was a daughter of Harold Wilbur and Grace Mae Shoup Green.  On April 4, 1974 in Olean, she married her husband of 45 years, Merle R. Swartz, who survives.


            Sharon attended Allegany Central School.  She worked as a line worker/laborer for ACME in Cuba for 28 years, until it closed in 2006.  Sharon then worked for Walmart for 10 years.  She also volunteered for Meals on Wheels.


            Sharon enjoyed sewing, baking, crocheting, being a member of the "Happy Hooker" knitting club and singing "Teen Angel," "Patches," and "Running Bear."  Sharon was a very giving person and tried to take care of everyone she met.  She loved Christmas, but most of all she loved her grandchildren.


            Along with her loving husband, Sharon is survived by; 2 daughters, Tina L. O'Brien and Amy L. (Michael) Rendell both of Cuba; 3 grandchildren, Thomas and Tiffany O'Brien and Michael R. Rendell; 5 great grandchildren, Zaine, Sabin, Ethan, Grady, and Faylin; 1 sister, Joan C. (George) Langlois of Vermont; 2 brothers, Earnest K. Green of Allegany, and Dennis L. (Cheryl) Green of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.


            Sharon was predeceased by; her parents; a sister, Karen Burdick on Dec. 26, 1999; and 2 brothers, Harold J. Green on Sept. 22, 2014 and Dale W. Green on Dec. 2, 1994.


            Friends will be received today, July 11, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc., 646 E. State Street, Olean, where a Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 at 1:30 pm.  The Rev. Clara E. Wilder, formerly of the River's Edge United Methodist Church in Portville, will officiate.  Burial will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Olean, New York.  Online condolences may be made at


            In lieu of flowers, Memorials may be made to the SPCA of Cattaraugus County, 2944 Route 16 North, Olean, New York 14760.


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5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN
646 East State St.
Olean, New York, United States
(716) 372-2200

Funeral Service

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday, July 12, 2019
Letro-McIntosh-Spink Funeral Home, Inc - OLEAN
646 East State St.
Olean, New York, United States
(716) 372-2200
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