Shannon Swartz, age 32, of Masury, OH and formerly of Jamestown, passed at her home unexpectedly of natural causes with her wife and pets at her side on Monday morning, February 22, 2021.

She was born September 4, 1988 in Greenville to Delmar Swartz, Jr. and Connie (Starcher) Swartz. She married Kimberly Diefenderfer on September 22, 2017, she survives. Shannon was a 2007 graduate of Jamestown High School and received her Associates Degree in Architectural Drafting from Hiram College in Johnstown. For the past seven years she has been employed as a Drafting Engineer at Pilkington Drafting in Dorset, OH.

Shannon loved to be outdoors, tinkering in the garage, traveling, going to fairs and concerts, spending time with family and friends, having a good time laughing and making memories. But most importantly, spending time with her wife and pets.

In addition to her wife she is survived by her mother, Connie Swartz; three bothers, Shaun Swartz, Jeremy Swartz and his wife Olivia and nephew Grayson and Joshua Swartz, all of Jamestown, a step-daughter Nicole and two step-grandchildren, Kailynne and Chase, a golden retriever Riley and cat Chloe. She is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was preceded in death by her father, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021 from 3:00-6:00pm in Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville. Memorial contributions may be made to Strayhaven Animal Shelter 94 Donation Rd. Greenville, PA 16125.



  1. Becky Vestorsky Becky Vestorsky
    February 26, 2021    

    My condolences to the Swartz families. May God embrace you all during this difficult time

  2. Lance Hoffman Lance Hoffman
    February 26, 2021    

    My deepest sympathies. May you continue to fnd comfort in the Lord.

  3. Tina Branton Tina Branton
    February 26, 2021    

    Prayers and support thought this difficult time for your family. We love you and wish we could be there for all of you.

  4. Patty morrison frey Patty morrison frey
    February 26, 2021    

    So sry kim an Connie for ur loss prayers for you and your family love u

  5. Richie J Richie J
    February 26, 2021    

    It’s hard to recount a childhood memory that doesn’t involve Shannon. Growing up on Chestnut St would not have been the same without her and for that I will always be grateful. Please accept my deepest condolences and know that I’m lifting you all up in prayer.

  6. Crystal Crystal
    February 26, 2021    

    So very sorry for your loss. Many prayers to all of you.

  7. Judy Case Beaver Judy Case Beaver
    February 27, 2021    

    My thoughts and prayers to Shannon’s family and friends.

  8. Bob and Betty Carr Bob and Betty Carr
    February 27, 2021    

    So sorry for your loss. Sincere condolences to your family

  9. Donna and Grant Donna and Grant
    February 28, 2021    

    Connie ,Josh, Jeremy and Shaun so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Kim and Kevin Carpenter Kim and Kevin Carpenter
    February 28, 2021    

    Aunt Connie, Shaun, Jeremy, Olivia, Josh and Shannon’s family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Shannon. Although we live miles apart, she will always be the bright smile in my wedding. Know you guys are in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. May God bless each of you and give you comfort and peace.
    With Love,
    Kim (McCormick) Carpenter and family

  11. Edith & Harry McCormick Edith & Harry McCormick
    February 28, 2021    

    Connie, Kimberly, Shaun, Joshua, Jeremy & Olivia
    My memories of Shannon are seeing her warm smile, kind words and loving outward manner. She’ll be missed but will live on in the minds of those who knew her. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, the courage to face the days and loving memories to hold in your hearts.
    With Love,
    Edith & Harry McCormick

  12. Vern & Donna Pilkington Vern & Donna Pilkington
    February 28, 2021    

    My sincerest sympathies to all of you. When I first interviewed Shannon I could tell she was something special so I took a chance on her….she never let me down. I did my best Del to watch over her like you asked…I hope your baby girl is back at your side. We will miss you Shannon, more than words could ever say…

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