Michelle Catherine Swiger

July 4, 1986April 26, 2012

On April 26, 2012, Michelle Catherine Swiger, beloved daughter of Catherine A. Swiger (nee Tomek) and Lonnie L. Swiger II passed away. Loving sister of Matthew D. Swiger and Jennifer L. Swiger. Grandaughter of Ruth Swiger. Preceded in death by her grandparents Lonnie L. Swiger, Stephen J. Tomek, and Helen T. Tomek. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Family will receive friends at Witzke Funeral Homes, Inc., 5555 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia, MD 21045 on Monday from 3 to 5, and 7 to 9pm. Funeral services will be held at Church of the Resurrection, 3175 Paulskirk Drive, Ellicott City, MD 21042 on Tuesday at 11am. Interment will be at Crestlawn Memorial Gardens, 2150 Mount View Road, Marriottsville, MD 21104.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: Safe Harbor Treatment Center for Women, Attention: The Michelle Swiger Memorial Scholarship Fund, 22372 Harwich Lane, Huntington Beach, California 92646.


  • Visitation Monday, April 30, 2012
  • Visitation Monday, April 30, 2012
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 1, 2012

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Randy Hart

May 7, 2012

Lonnie, I am very sadden by your loss. Your daughter was a beautiful young women. My prayers are there for your and your family.

Pete Townshend

May 7, 2012


Learned of this sad news today. May God hold you and your family in his embrace during these times and the days ahead.

Pete and Dottie

Linda and Joe Partyka

May 2, 2012

Lonnie and Cathy,
We were deeply saddened to hear about the loss of your beautiful Michelle. So sorry we did not know sooner or we would have stopped by to be with you at the funeral parlor. May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Ken and Karen Steinhauer

May 1, 2012

Lonnie,Cathy, Matt and Jennifer
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Remember the special days with Michelle, and use them to bring a smile to your thoughts.

Mark Klunk

May 1, 2012

Lonnie, Cathy and Family, We are so sorry for your loss, our deepest heartfelt thoughts go out to your family.

Mark and Shelley Klunk

Melissa Overton

May 1, 2012

Matthew and Family,
Although no words can really help to ease the loss you bear, just know that you are very close in all of my thoughts and prayers. May you take comfort in knowing a sweet angel is watching over you. Hold tight to memories for comfort.

Jim and Gina Holloway

May 1, 2012

Lonnie and Cathy, Matt and Jennifer, seeing all of you tonight gave me a wonderful feeling of the past when we spent many fun and happy hours together. Michelle was a truly wonderful and engaging sweetheart and will always be so. God bless you all.

Katie McGuire

April 30, 2012

Mr. & Mrs. Swiger & family,
I cannot even begin to put into words the sadness and sorrow I feel for you, I am so sorry for your loss, Michelle was a beautiful person inside & out. I am praying that God gives you strength during this difficult time and may you always hold the fond memories of Michelle in your hearts and minds.

Take care.

Tony Steinauer

April 30, 2012

Lonnie, we pray that the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this very difficult time. God Bless.

Joan Csedrik

April 30, 2012

Our deepest sympathies over the loss of a wonderful young lady. We will all miss her. With all of our love:
Joan, Mike, Lisa, Mickey & Alex Csedrik