Nina Swarthout, 96, of Penn Yan, passed away Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Penn Yan Manor.

Friends and family are invited to attend Nina’s funeral service at the Second Milo Baptist Church, 1964 Second Milo Rd., Penn Yan on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 11 a.m. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations may be made in Nina’s name to the Second Milo Baptist Church, c/o Sue Gibson, 58 Water St., Dundee, N.Y. 14837.

Nina was born May 9, 1923, in Penn Yan, to the late Ray & Ida Gibbs Clark. She was the Secretary to the Principal at Penn Yan Academy for 22 years. Nina enjoyed quilting and her apple orchard. She was born and raised in Penn Yan and lived in the same house for 78 years.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda (Jim) Eaves and son, Andrew (Kathy) Swarthout; grandchildren, Melanie (Josh) Corbett, Caroline Swarthout; great-grandchildren, Grace Swarthout, Chloe and Domanic Corbett, Liam Miller; step-grandchildren, Debra (Bob) Curbeau, Jimmy Eaves, step-great-grandchildren, Cade and Jenna Curbeau, James and Jacob Eaves. Nina was predeceased by her husband of 76 years, A. Franklin Swarthout; a son, Alan Swarthout; sisters, Eleanor LeGro, Nellie Fritton, and Vera Swarthout.

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