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Jeannie L. Leuthauser-Swartz


Jeannie Lynn Leuthauser-Swartz, 34, of Arnold, began her eternal life with our heavenly Father Monday, July 16, 2012, surrounded by her family and loved ones at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh. She had a strong faith and an intimate relationship with God. She was born May 1, 1978, in Fort Belvoir, Va., a daughter of Richard (Yvonne) Leuthauser, of St. James, Mo., and Lorraine (Buhl) Leuthauser, of Arnold. She lived most of her life in the New Kensington and Arnold area. She worked as a notary and was also employed at Mason's Hotel & Bar in Upper Burrell and was a gas sampler for Southwest Research, San Antonio, Texas. A member of Abundant Joy Fellowship, Tarentum, she was a life member of Tarentum Military Order of the Purple Heart and life member of DAV Auxiliary Unit 53 in Arnold. She was an honors graduate of St. Joseph's High School in 1996. Through her determination and ambition, Jeannie held an associate's degree in business administration from CCAC, a certificate in health information technology training initiative and was a state licensed notary at home. Jeannie cherished spending most of her time at home raising her two children. She enjoyed singing, dancing and working in her yard. Besides her parents and stepmother, she is survived by her sons, Ian Swartz Jr., of Natrona Heights, and Dominic Dzikowski, of Pittsburgh; sister and best friend, Jamie Leuthauser, of Tarentum; maternal grandparents, Joseph and Wanda Buhl, of Arnold; and paternal grandmother, Anita Leuthauser, of Eureaka, Mo. Eight aunts and uncles and 21 cousins also survive, in addition to her godmother, Carol Villella, of New Kensington, and lifelong friend, Ian Swartz Sr., of Natrona Heights. She was preceded in death by her infant son, Noah Dzikowski; grandfather, Richard Leuthauser; and niece, Morgan Kemp. Relatives and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in DUSTER FUNERAL HOME INC., Tenth avenue at Corbet street, Tarentum, 724- 224-1526. Services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday in the funeral home with the Rev. Gregory A. Blythe, her pastor, as celebrant. Graveside burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, Lower Burrell. Visit

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