Services were held Sept. 11 in Lakeland, Fla., for Anne R. Swarts-Rowan, a former Buffalo resident and mother of County Clerk David J. Swarts.
She died Sept. 7 in Lakeland Regional Medical Center. She was 93.
Born Anne Rita Bove in Buffalo, she graduated from South Park High School and Bryant & Stratton. She worked for 21 years as an administrative clerk for Buffalo Forge Co. before retiring in 1978. She moved to Florida in 1980.
She is survived by her husband, William T.; two other sons, Robert Devereaux of Asheville, N.C., and Leon Swarts of Louisville, Ky.; two daughters, Carol Ann Ogle of Buffalo, and Sandra Constantine of Tampa, Fla.; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.