Linda S. Swihart Thursday, September 15, 1949 - Thursday, April 6, 2017
Linda S. Swihart, age 67, died Thursday after a two year battle with cancer. Born in Massillon, she had lived in the Canton area most of her life. Linda was a 1967 graduate of Fairless High School, retired from Diebold and was a member of the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist. She especially enjoyed wintering in Florida. Survived by her husband of 47 years, Patrick R. Swihart, daughters, Melissa Stevenson and Mary E. Swihart both of Canton, grandchildren, Julian Stevenson and Kaleel M. George, mother, Rose McClead of Beach City, sister, Betty (Dennis) Buehrle of Massillon and brother, Carl McClead of Beach City. Preceded in death by her father, Maurice L. McClead. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the Basilica of Saint John the Baptist with the Very Reverend Ronald Klingler as celebrant. Burial will be in Saint John Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday from 2-4 p.m. at the Lamiell Funeral Home.