The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 2, 2013

Janet V. (Barr) Swisher


NEW CONCORD, Ohio — Janet V. (Barr) Swisher, 59, of New Concord passed away at 5:55 a.m. Thursday, March 28, 2013, at the Beckett House at New Concord, Ohio, after a long battle with Huntington’s disease.

She was born Dec. 20, 1953, in Indiana, a daughter of the late Dan and Eileen Ruth Boggess Barr.

Surviving are two daughters, Kayla (Harry) Helser and Jessica (Austin Bugher) Swisher, both of Cambridge, Ohio; three grandchildren, Lillian Helser, Garrett Helser and Jackson Bugher; a brother, Steve Barr of Cambridge; and a sister, Phyllis (Hubert) Wisenbarger of Cambridge.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Don Barr.

Services were Saturday, March 30, at Snouffer Funeral Home, 1150 W. Military Road, Zanesville, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Huntington’s Disease Society of America; visit

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