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Dorothy Swope






Dorothy Jane Swope, 89, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away, Thursday, September 10, 2020.

Born Monday, January 12, 1931 in Hagerstown, MD, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd L. Smith and the late Ruth A. (Cearfoss) Smith.

Dorothy was employed with JJ Newberry Inc. for 20 years and was a life time member of Otterbein United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughter, Cindy Swope of Hagerstown, MD; brother, Donald Smith and wife Teri; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William E. Swope,  in 2005 and sisters, Phyllis Wood and Jean Thomas.

Private graveside services will be at the Broadfording Church Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD, Wednesday, September 16, 2020.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home, 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD.

Online condolences may be expressed at

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Cindy, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Aunt Dottie was a wonderful person who will be missed by all who knew her. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of our families going to Cowans Gap and spending the day together.

Larry and Margie Swope
Ft Myers, Florida

Cindy, please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you in the loss of your Mother. Dottie and I grew up together on Mitchell Avenue and had many happy days together! She was a very special lady and made everyone with her feel better when she gave you her beautiful smile and laughter! God bless, Arlene & Terry Mose

Arlene and Terry Mose
Hagerstown , Maryland

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