Official Obituary of

Carolyn J (Swank) Blyler

March 20, 1939 ~ April 2, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old
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Carolyn Blyler Obituary

Carolyn J. Blyler passed away at Geisinger Medical Center on Sunday, April 2, 2023.

Born on March 20, 1939, Carolyn was the daughter of Robert & Althea Swank.  She resided the majority of her life in the Catawissa/Bloomsburg area, where she was a member of the Catawissa Community Church. Her most recent residence was at the Tenny Street apartments. 

She held various jobs over the years, including working at the Emenee Shirt Factory, Geisinger Gold, Rohrbach’s Farm Market, and the Bloomsburg School District.  

In her leisure time, Carolyn enjoyed trips to the beach, Disney World, Penn State football, and going to the casino.  Most recently she loved playing weekly card games and going out to lunch with her friends.   

She is survived by her children: Diane Blyler and Julie Nelson, Debra and Ian Quarmby, and Barb and Kevin Miller; along with grandchildren; Joshua Moscatello and Lindsay Chrisler, Maeghan Miller and Nate Beagle. 

Along with her children and grandchildren, she is also survived by her brother, Charlie Swank, and spouse, Elaine; and twin nieces, Sarah and Becky Swank; and her cat, Bailey. 

In lieu of a funeral, the family will be having a private celebration of her life to scatter her ashes in the ocean per her wishes. She will be greatly missed.

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