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Ellen R. (Dymond) Davenport

January 8, 1935 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Ellen Davenport Obituary

Ellen R. (Dymond) Davenport Swelgin, 89, of the Millville area, died early Thursday morning, February 8, 2024 at Nottingham Village, Northumberland.

Born January 8, 1935 in Luzerne, she was a daughter of the late Graydon and Florence (Updegrove) Dymond.  She was preceded in death by her first husband, Harvey P. Davenport, on August 14, 2012 and by her second  husband, Henry Swelgin, in November 2020.

Ellen was a graduate of Huntington Mills High School and had been employed by Girton Manufacturing in Millville and later for PP&L.

She was a member of the Rohrsburg Christian Church.  Her hobbies included crafts and she also enjoyed traveling.

Surviving are her four children:  Roberta Gautsch and her husband, Douglas, of Palmyra; Tom Davenport  and his wife, Dianne, of New  Hampshire; Brenda Hemsarth and her husband, Bruce, of Millville; John Davenport and his wife, Roberta, of  Bloomsburg; ten grandchildren,  30 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.  

Along with her parents and her two husbands, she was preceded in death by siblings, Ted Dymond and Elaine Baluh.

Private services will be held  at the convenience of the  family.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Camp Epachiseca, c/o Jim Beshore, 155 Camp Road, Bloomsburg, PA 17815.  The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc.,  of Benton, is honored to serve Ellen's family.  For online condolences or for additional information, please visit our website:

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