Mildred Swift, a resident of Erie since 1945, died peacefully January 3, 2019, she was 96. Mrs. Swift was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, John R. Swift, a daughter, Susan and her brothers, Frank, Martin and George Smith. She is survived by her daughter, Lucinda Thomas, son-in-law, Ronald L. Thomas, MD, grandson, Jason John Thomas (Annalee DePaoli), grand-daughter, Hillary Swift Thomas (David Massaro) and four great-grandchildren, Ridley, Statler, Lux and Hawkeye Thomas. A private service will be scheduled at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be made to McGuire Memorial Home, 2119 Mercer Rd., New Brighton, PA 15066 or to Southern Care Hospice, 3939 W. Ridge Rd. Suite C-1, Erie, PA, 16506. Funeral arrangements are in the care of Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 West 26th St., Erie. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.