Eula (Huffer) Swain, 89, a resident of Homewood Retirement Center in Williamsport, Md., passed away peacefully Friday evening, May 23, 2014, surrounded by her loving family.

Born Dec. 17, 1924, in Boonsboro, Md., she was the daughter of the late Alfred C. and Otilia (Pearce) Huffer Sr.

Eula graduated from Boonsboro High School in 1942 and Shenandoah Conservatory of Music in 1946 with a Bachelor of Music Education. She attended the College of William and Mary and Columbia Business College. 

She taught music at South Potomac Junior High School in Hagerstown, Md., and also taught private piano students.

She also was a certified professional secretary and retired from the Potomac Edison personnel department. She was a member of the Potomac Edison Forerunners Club. 

She was a member of Mount Nebo United Methodist Church in Boonsboro, and a former member of the Williamsport Library Board, Shenandoah University Alumni Board and Hager Chamber of International Association of Administrative Professionals.

Eula is survived by her husband of 66 years, Howard Marcellus (Mark) Swain of Williamsport; a daughter, Marcia Swain of Williamsport; a brother, Alfred C. Huffer Jr. of Delmar, Md.; her grandchildren, Nicholas Moser and his wife, Cherie, of Fairplay, Md., and Julie (Moser) Hebig and her husband, David, of Allentown, Pa.; and great-grandchildren, Colson and Connor Hebig, and Hanna and Emily Moser. She also is survived by her nephew, Andreas Huffer of Greencastle, Pa.; her niece, Lisa (Huffer) Harbaugh and her husband, Gregory, of Hollidaysburg, Pa.; and great-nephew, Zachary Harbaugh.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Doris (Huffer) Hutton.

A funeral ceremony will be Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at noon at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. Eula’s nephew-in-law, the Rev. Gregory Harbaugh, will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Md.

The family will receive friends Tuesday one hour before the service at the funeral home.

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