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Adele Swift, 66, of Port Royal, South Carolina and wife of David Swift, died Sunday, November 1, 2020, at her residence.

Adele was born in Syracuse, NY to the late James David and Eleanor Delphine Gardner Countryman. She graduated from South Jefferson Central School in 1972. On June 16, 1973, Adele married her husband, David, in Lorraine, NY. From 1993 until 2000, Adele and David were missionaries. They pastored for 18 years in Rodman, NY. Adele was an Executive Officer of Jeff Lewis Board of Realtors. She also worked various jobs over the years as a secretary. Adele was instrumental in getting Hospice into existence in Watertown, NY. She was predeceased by her parents and her brother David Countryman.

Adele is survived by her husband of 47 years and a sister, Jennifer Clark of Beaufort, SC.

A Celebration of Life service will be held 3:00 p.m., Saturday, November 14th at Rodman Community Church, Rodman, NY.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully request memorial donations be made to David Swift, 1820 Royal Palm Road, Port Royal, South Carolina, 29935 to help with medical and funeral expenses.

Online Condolences

  1. Nancy Hyde says:

    David, I’m so sorry for your loss of Adele. She was a lovely woman and certainly had the love of the Lord❤️

  2. Robert and Ann Denney says:

    To Dave and Family
    You are in our thoughts and prayers as you mourn the death of sweet Adele. May God bless you all.
    Rob and Ann

  3. Denise calhoun says:

    David I’m so sorry to hear of Adele’s passing. You’ve both been wonder friends for many years.. sending prayers for your healing and wellness . ❤️.

  4. paul & jane thompson says:

    Greetings Pastor Dave, You’ve been in our thoughts and prayers over the years. Sorry to hear about Adele’s time of illness and death. May the Holy Spirit’s comfort permeate your whole being through this time. Love in Jesus name, the Thompsons

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