Clara A. Swiger, age 78, of Mentor (formerly of Tiltonsville), passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Friday, July 5, 2019, following a courageous thirty-three-year battle with Renal Cell Cancer.

Beneficent to and beloved by all who knew her, Clara faced the trials of life with strength, dignity and grace. A devoted mother, successful insurance agent and co-owner of a furniture and appliance company, Clara leaves behind six children, Edward M. Swiger Jr., Michael A. Swiger (Susan), Dr. Frank J. Swiger (Lauren), David A. Swiger (Kathy), Sandee Wade (Marvin) and Bonnie Riehl (Bob); seven grandchildren, and two step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward M. Swiger Sr.; father, Frank D’Andrea; her mother, Victoria (Filippi) D’Andrea; and her two brothers, Vince and Raymond D’Andrea.

The family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m., on Tuesday, July 9, at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center, located at 8466 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH, 44060.

Calling hours will also be held in Tiltonsville, on Thursday, July 11, from 11-2 p.m., at the Borkoski Funeral Home, located at 337 Jefferson Street, Tiltonsville, OH, 43963.

A Funeral Service will be held at the Borkoski Funeral Home at 2 p.m., followed immediately by an interment service at the Upland Heights Cemetery.

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