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Sallie Mae Swales

May 11, 1954 - March 7, 2020

Sallie Mae Swales, age 64, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, March 7, 2020.

Born in Wilmington, DE on May 11, 1954, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Edna Grace (Martin) Harris. Sallie worked as a case worker for the Wilmington Housing Authority. She loved listening to music and singing her favorite songs. Sallie enjoyed reading and traveling, often taking trips to the beach. Above all, she loved being with her family and partying with friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Carl Harris and Irene Skibicki. Sallie is survived by her loving husband of 45 years, Harry Swales, Sr.; son, Harry J. Swales, Jr.; and siblings, Joseph Harris, Bernice Harris, Josephine Ballew and Rhoda Harris.

All services will be held privately.

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22 Condolences for Sallie Mae Swales

  • We are so deeply saddened. Sally was always so happy and such a fun friend. Sending our heartfelt sympathies and love to you all

  • Harry Sr and Harry Jr.
    Bob and I want to express our condolences. We are shocked at her sudden passing.
    Sally was an awesome person. She always had such a zest for life and was a great friend to everyone who knew her. She will be sorely missed by all. We are so blessed to have known her. Our hearts are heavy for you and Harry. You all are in our prayers.
    Bob and Marie McGinn

  • Dear family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Sallie was a beautiful person. I know her spirit will live on. Sincerely, Dhea

  • My condolences to Sally family,she will be missed.

  • So sorry to hear of Sallie’s passing. Joe and I extend our deepest sympathy to all of her family.

  • I’m so sorry to hear of Sallie’s passing. Sending my love and sympathy.

  • I am truly saddened to hear of Sallie’s passing. My condolences and prayers to her family. Sallie was Kind and funny. Sorry again for your loss. She will be missed.

  • Harry and family.
    We are so sorry to hear of Sally’s passing. She will really be missed by so many people. I really thought the world of her. It was an honor to have known her. Prayers are with you and the family.
    Mary joan and family.

  • Sorry for your loss may God bless Sally rest in peace .:Thee song going out To you Jesus is at the wheel

  • The Swales and Harris family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Dana Mitchell
    Former WHA Co-Worker

  • Sending prayers to you and your family.

  • My condolences to Sallies’ family. So sorry to hear of her sudden passing. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Harry, I am so sorry to hear of Sallie’s passing. I am honored and blessed to have known and worked with Sallie. You and your family will remain in my thoughts and prayers.

    Donna Starkey Ford
    Former WHA Co-Worker

  • Rest in peace Sallie and may God bless the family with peace during their time of bereavement.

  • I am so very sorry for your family’s loss. Sallie had a kind heart and was caring person. It was an honor to have worked with her.
    May Sallie rest in peace.

    Kathi McGinnes
    Former WHA Co-Worker

  • Harry, Sr. and Harry, Jr.

    Fred and I are saddened to hear of Sally’s passing. Our sincere condolences and prayers for the family. Sally, Rest In Peace.

    Fred & Juane Garlic
    Former WHA Co-workers

  • Harry, I’m shocked to hear of Sallie’s passing. Sallie was such a good person, and will be dearly missed. Love and prayers for you and your family.

  • My condolences, She will be missed.
    “So Many hearts are hurting today thinking of a lost loved one …I pray God will help each and everyone to find a way to keep the sweet memories alive, to heal their broken hearts and keep them open to face another day because life will move on and the sun will shine again.” Karen Kostyla.

  • Our heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathy are being sent to the Swales and Harris families. Sallie was a loving and kind person. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  • I am so saddened by my cousin Sallie’s passing. My condolences and prayers go to to Harry Sr and Harry Jr. She has been taken too soon. Her smile and presence will be missed. Rest In Peace Sallie.

  • Sorry to hear about the passing of Sallie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. RIP Sallie!

  • Dear Uncle Harry and Harry Jr. . We are so sorry to hear of aunt Sallies passing. We truly loved her and always looked forward to the parties to spend time with. She was truly loved and will be really missed. My mother used to come to all the get togethers to hang out with her. May she rest in peace. You guys will be in our prayers. God bless you both !