Rita M. Swift

January 5, 2015

Rita M. Swift 80, of Frankfort, died at 5:40 p.m. January 5, 2015 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.  Born November 30, 1934 in Tipton, Indiana to the late George & Lettie (Huse) Leavitt.  She married Sidney O. Swift on November 23, 1950 in Frankfort and he preceded her in death on May 7, 2005.  Mrs. Swift attended Frankfort High School and was a longtime Frankfort resident. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Swift was a former member of the Eagles. She loved reading, movies and music.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be Friday, January 9, 2015 from 5-8 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 10th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Frankfort Public Library.

Survived by:

Daughter: Brenda (Kevin) Townsend of Forest, 2 Sons: Sidney ‘Rick’ (Shirley) Swift of Frankfort, Jeff (Tina) Swift of Rossville, Brother: Boyd (Mary) Leavitt of Eagle, ID, 7 Grandchildren, 7 Great Grandchildren and 4 Great Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

a brother, Dennis Hill and a sister, Deborah Roe.


4 Condolences for “Rita M. Swift”

  1. Don and Debbie Baker January 6, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    We are very sorry for your loss. Prayers for comfort for the family.

  2. Mary Jane Weaver January 6, 2015 at 11:10 pm

    To All of Rita’s Family: I am so very sorry for your loss. Rita’s passing is leaving a empty space in my heart too. We have been family together for a little over 69 years, but also were best of friends. I am going to miss her so much right along with all of you. She has been my pal, & my dear friend. We loved each other & always said so as we parted differnt times we would go out together. She always said ” MJ what would I ever do without you” I always answered “you don’t have to” but now it is my turn, what ever with I do without her any more”.Jimmie as she called my Jim always loved her too.” I guess he always took her with him when she was just a little girl. She liked that & often talked to me about the good times they had together. I will miss our good times too.

    I know all of you are going to always miss her too. I am sad for you. You can never replace your “mom”.or Grma’. She will be happy now because she is home with our Lord, her mother, brother, sister. & many others that have been waithing for her to arrive. Our loss is God’s gain. My prayers & thoughts will be with all of you always. Love Mary Jane

  3. Joni Hendrix (Marcum) January 8, 2015 at 4:19 pm

    Jeff~ Paul and I want to tell you how very sorry we in in the passing of your mother. Love & prayers to you and your family .

  4. Roberta Gray March 1, 2015 at 2:40 am

    Brenda,Jeff and Rick. So sorry for the loss of your mother.She was a great lady. The Gray family

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