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Anna Jean Machamer

1929 - 2019

Anna Jean (Swisher) Machamer 89, formerly of Penn St., Milton passed away on March 5, 2019 at Nottingham Village in Northumberland.  Born in Milton on July 29, 1929 she was the daughter of the late Earl and Elizabeth (Doran) Swisher.  She was married on February 2, 1952 to Richard Machamer who preceded her in death in 2008 breaking a marital union of 56 years. 


Jean was a 1947 graduate of Milton High School and she worked as a secretary at Bucknell University for 31 years.  She was an active and devoted member of St. Joseph Church in Milton. Jean served on the advisory board of the Salvation Army in Milton and was a member of the Milton Women’s Club.


She is survived by a son, David E. Machamer and wife Debra of Milton; a daughter Leslie E. Cameron and husband William of Milton; five grandchildren, Heather Machamer, Cara Ulrich, Dallas Machamer, Tyler Machamer, and Courtney Cameron; and six great grandchildren, Chloe Perrin, Brock Machamer, Willow Machamer, Rayne Walker, Jamie Ulrich, and Paige Ulrich.


Friends and relatives will be received on Monday, March 18 from 6-8 PM at the Shaw Funeral Home, 400 N. Front St., Milton.  A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday March 19 at St. Joseph Church, 109 Broadway, Milton with the Rev. John D. Hoke officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.


Dave and Leslie
So sorry to hear of your moms passing..she always spoke to me and gave me a hug whenever we saw each other when I visited Milton..

From a St Joes alumni and former Commanchero

Joe Falce

Dave and Leslie,

I am sorry to hear of you loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you both.

Your cousin, Don Steele

Sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you all.
Cathy Peddie

Sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you all.
Cathy Peddie

Leslie and Family: I am very sorry for the passing of your mother. I'm sure you all have many great memories to get you thru the difficult times. She will be missed, but she will be that special angel watching over you all! Take Care, my friend. Karen Engelman

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