Arlene C. Swan

July 29, 1927May 29, 2017

Arlene C. (Decker) Redinger Swan, 89, entered into her heavenly home on May 29, 2017. Born July 29, 1927 in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Harry Decker and Olive (Stepler) Decker Smith. Her second husband, Ralph Swan, whom she married on November 10, 1992, preceded her in death on December 13, 1992, as well as two brothers, Harry Decker and Robert Decker. She was the last of her immediate family. Arlene was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, and grandmother who was a homemaker for most of her life. For the past 9 years, she was a resident of Shippensburg Health Care Center. Mrs. Swan is survived by her five children: Robert Redinger (Cristy) of Fort Pierce, FL; John Redinger (Christine) of Hampton, VA; Carol Willis (Sam) of Shippensburg; Kathy Stahl (Greg) of Englewood, FL; and Angie Cleary (Jim) of Chambersburg; 8 grandchildren: Erik Redinger (Lani); Craig Redinger (Cindy); John Redinger II (Michelle); Michelle Hardin (Shane); Scott Rosenberry (Teresa); Amber Brown (Mike); Ryan Shipp (Kyleigh), Ashley Fitzner; 4 step grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren: Bodhi Redinger, Andrew Redinger, Elizabeth Redinger, Ashley Redinger, Latham Redinger, Taylor, Hardin, Natalie McNew, Benson Shipp, and Gabriel Fitzner. Friends will be received on Saturday from 10am until the time of the funeral service at 11am at Robert Hendricks Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Parklawns Memorial Gardens.


  • Visitation Saturday, June 3, 2017
  • Funeral Service Saturday, June 3, 2017

Arlene C. Swan

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Karen and Georgr Rotz

June 2, 2017

Kathy & family, our prayers and sympathy to everyone.