Patsy A. (Cochran) Swisher

Born: Mon., Jan. 24, 1949
Died: Sat., Sep. 1, 2018


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Wed., Sep. 05, 2018
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., Sep. 06, 2018
Location: Heyl Funeral Home

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Patsy A. Swisher, of Ashland, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Kingston of Ashland, at the age of 69.  She was born in Paintsville, KY., the daughter of the late William Cochran and Ruth (Lemaster) Blanton. Patsy was a 1967 graduate of Oil Springs High School.  She had been a resident of Ashland the past 38 years where she was employed with Bill Harris Auto Center as a Bookkeeper and Receptionist. Patsy enjoyed making crafts, scrapbooking, gardening, antiquing, and spending time with her family, which included her “Sensational Six” grandchildren who affectionately referred to her as “TeTe.”

On June 21, 1969, Patsy married Jeff Swisher who survives. Throughout their marriage of 49 years, Patsy and Jeff were rarely apart in their free time, often visiting with family and friends. Also surviving are her son, Bret (Amber) Swisher; daughter, Jaime (Jeff) Honaker all of Ashland; her stepbrother, David “Keith” (Sheri) Blanton; step sister, Sherry Tierney; her grandchildren, Emma Swisher, Jenna Honaker, Jacob Swisher, Jocelyn Honaker, Madden Rosser, and Jordyn Honaker; her siblings, Ginger Williams, John (Karen) Cochran, Cathy (Bob) Cottle, Debbie (Ray) Keeton and Jeff (Nola) Cochran;  along with her 12 nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Patsy was preceded in death by her daughter, Suzanne Swisher.

Funeral services will be held at Heyl Funeral Home on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 10:00 A.M. with Dr. John Jorden officiating.  Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh.  Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. till 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.  Memorial contributions may be made in Patsy’s memory to the Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Foundation 3610 W. Market Street, Suite 110 Akron, Ohio 44333 or


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Jay Dill
   Posted Mon September 03, 2018
May the Lord bless and comfort you and family during this time.

Jack & Jenny Holbrook
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
So sorry to hear about Pat. She was one of a kind and loved by all who knew her. Prayers for all.

Paula Fry
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
My deepest sympathies go out to the family. She was a nice lady. We worked together at Bill Harris Auto and she was always such a joy to be around.

Connie and Woodie Carter
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
Our prayers to the family. May all the great memories take the place of the sorrow. We enjoyed Pat's great smile and attitude. We will always remember the visits and picnics. We are very glad to have known Pat.

   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
So sorry for your loss. It was my pleasure to work with patsy at Kingston. She was a beautiful lady and we sang many songs together(made up if course). Prayers for comfort to you all!! Joanie, PTA Kingston of Ashland.

Jim and Kathy Bargar
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
Jeff, Bret, and Jaime,

Jim and I are so sorry for your loss. Pat was always a vibrant participant in life. Her laugh and smile were infectious. May your memories sustain you during this difficult time.
God bless you all,
The Bargars

Larry & Mary Lou Andrzejewski
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018
We are so, so sorry to hear of your tremendous loss. What a wonderful person Pat is (she was, and still IS). Always encouraging and positive. Praying for God's comfort for all of you.

Sherry Tierney
   Posted Tue September 04, 2018

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Sherry, David Keith, and Cheri.

Heaven has gained an Angel. Love and Prayers, Sherry, David Keith, and Cheri

Anna Thompson
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018

SENTIMENTAL THOUGHTS was sent by Anna and Sarah Dinger .

Jeff, we’ll be thinking about you all today. Pat was simply beautiful, inside and out. I know she’s with my mom today watching over you all. She’ll be missed by so many. Much love , Anna and Sarah (Dinger).

Michelle Thom & Your Mito Family
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018
We are thinking about you all today, and were very sorry to hear about Patsy. The couple of times I met her, she was the sweetest, most loving person. Let us know if you need anything xxx

Lowell & Yvonne Crabtree
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018
Dear Jeff and family, we are praying for you and asking God to give you comfort during this time. We know Pat is with her heavenly father now rejoicing with Him and your daughter. Our lives are so full of God's grace and He is surely with you now. Love and blessing to you all.

Kathy Baron
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018
May God be with you Jeff and your wonderful family. You are all in my thoughts today.

Sue and Jim Konves
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018
Jeff and family, my heart is broken through the loss of Patsy. How blessed to have had the honor of being with you both a year ago, reconnecting after years apart! What a beautiful soul Patsy is. Thankyou for sharing her beauty!
Prayers that you will continue to feel her presence, and find comfort in your faith and memories of all she was and is. Love to all of you !
Sue and Jim Konves

Vicki M Rice
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018
So sorry for your loss. Patsy was always such a beautiful person inside and out. I will miss her on FB and keeping up with her grandchildren. Prayers for the family.

Carolyn Sue (Castle) DeLong
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018
Met Patsy while in High School. She was always beautiful and sweet. And has continued that her entire life. God has gained an Angel

Nancy Hauke
   Posted Wed September 05, 2018
dear dear friends so sorry for your loss. I have many fond memories of pat and the fun and how upbeat she always was. I will be praying for all of you as you journey down this path. May the Lord hold each one of close to his heart as you walk thru this. May His love cover you in abundance. I will be praying for all of you. Much love

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