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Donna R. Swanson-Hockenberry

June 24, 1968 ~ May 12, 2019 (age 50)

Donna R. Swanson-Hockenberry, 50, of Tarentum, passed away Sunday. May 12, 2019 at Allegheny Valley Hospital, Natrona Heights.  She was born June 24, 1968, in Natrona Heights to Mildred "Sally Ann" Ligenfelter Swanson, of Tarentum and the late Lindy Swanson.  Donna was a 1986 graduate of Highlands High School.  She worked as a line operator at Flabeg Industries in Brackenrdige and more recently in the housekeeping department at the Holiday Inn Express in R.I.D.C. Park.  Donna was an avid Penguin fan and enjoyed camping, canoeing, bingo, cooking, puzzles, her dogs and especially her time with her grandson. In addition to her mother,  Donna is survived by her husband, Charles "Chuck" Hockenberry of 33 years; children, Charlotte Hockenberry (Jermil Blair), of Tarentum and Sergeant C.J. Hockenberry, of Fort Campbell, Ky.; grandson, Aden Michael Blair; sisters, Anna Swanson, of Natrona, Rebecca (Eric) Negley, of Brackenridge and Sherrie (Jim) Mosley, of Burnsville, NC; and by several nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and one great-great niece and nephew.  In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her brother, Lindy A. Swanson.

Friends will be received on Wednesday from 2-4, 6-8 pm and on Thursday from 11:00 am until the time of service at 1:00 pm in the Cicholski-Zidek Funeral Home, Inc., 1522 Carlisle St., Natrona Heights 724-224-8688.  Officiating will be the Rev. Michael Campbell.  Burial will be private.  To send an online condolence please visit www.cicholski-zidekfh.com.

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