Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel

201 East Elm Street, Penn Yan, NY


Nina Swarthout

May 9, 1923November 27, 2019

Nina Swarthout, 96, of Penn Yan, NY passed away on 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 2nd Milo Rd., Penn Yan, NY on Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 at 11:00AM. 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, NY 14837.

Nina was born on May 9, 1923 in Penn Yan, NY to the late Ray & Ida Gibbs Clark. She was the Secretary to the Principal at Penn Yan Academy for 22 years. Nina enjoyed quilting & 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; son, Alan Swarthout; sisters, Eleanor LeGro, Nellie Fritton and Vera Swarthout.


  • Second Milo Baptist Church


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, December 4, 2019


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Mollie Stine Ross

December 5, 2019

Mrs. Swarthout was the friendly face in the school's office. She was always helpful. Condolences to the families.

Jamie Crans

December 3, 2019

Rest in peace Aunt Nina and Uncle Frank. You are together again.