Blanquetta R. Swift, 85

Blanquetta R. Swift, 85

February 2, 1934 - June 10, 2019


Salem- Blanquetta R. Swift, 85, of Salem, passed away Monday morning, June 10, 2019 at her home following a lengthy illness.

Born in Sturgis, KY, Blanquetta was the daughter of the late Adolf and Daisy (Yarber) Likens. She worked for many years as an Emergency Room Aide at NSMC Salem Hospital.

Blanquetta is survived by her children; Denise Swift and her wife Cheryl of Peabody, Robert Swift of Salem, Barry Swift of Salem, and Edward Swift and his wife Linda of Orrington, ME; her grandchildren, Peter, Sabrina, Caitlin, Emma, Matt, Skye, Ocean, Melanie, Patrick, Madison, Robert, Jr., and Jose; her great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Blanquetta was predeceased by her daughter, Trynda Carter and her first husband Richard D. Pappin who was killed in the Korean War.

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