Barbara Ann Sweitzer, 75, of Oakland, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, at Garrett Regional Medical Center. Born on March 28, 1947, in Kingwood, WV, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Ross Smith and Gladys Virginia (Keefer) Snyder.
In addition to spending time with her family, she enjoyed collecting eagles and watching TV. Her biggest accomplishment in life was raising her two sons. Her great grandchildren Brytin and Kaden were her world.
She is survived by five sisters, Nancy Paugh, June Baker, Cindy Dewitt, all of Oakland, Mary Sweitzer of Swanton, and Sharon Harvey of Mt. Lake Park; two brothers, Joseph Smith of Tennessee and Roger Smith of Bruceton Mills, WV; a granddaughter, Colleen Bolyard; and seven great grandchildren, Brytin, Kaden, Zandar, Ace, Leo, Maddie and Bryson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Sweitzer; two sons, Roy Dale Sweitzer and Robert William Sweitzer; two brothers, Donald Smith and Richard Smith; and a stepfather, Lyverl Rex Snyder.
Friends will be received on Sunday, January 1, 2023, at the C & S Fredlock Funeral Home, P.A., 21 N. 2nd St., Oakland, from 1 to 4 PM. Following the visitation, Barbara's request for cremation will be honored.
The C & S Fredlock Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Sweitzer family.