Obituary of Loretta Swit

Loretta Swit

Ms. Loretta Swit (born November 4th, 1937 as "Loretta Jane Swit") died tragically at home on November 30th, 2021 (TBV) with her closest friends at her side. Her cause of death was possibly due to old age related illness. She was 84 years old when she passed.

Loretta is survived by her parents, Nellie Świt and Lester Świt, ex husband Dennis Holahan, as well as her pet bird, Chickie.

Professionally, Loretta was a TV-Actress who was best known for playing the role of the feisty, Major Margaret "Hot Lips" Houlihan on the American TV series "M*A*S*H".

When she was not engaged as a TV-Actress, Loretta was known for her love of needlepoint, and she wrote a book on the topic. Ms. Swit (also known as Loretta Swit) also spent months visiting with her closest cousin mostly when she was able to spare a bunch of time. Ever since she was a girl in Passaic, many remember Loretta as a joyful sole with fantastic magic tricks and illusions. In lieu of flowers, the Swit family asks that you make a sizable donation to the ASPCA in Loretta's honor.

A funeral is scheduled for Saturday at the crematorium in the ouskirts of Passaic. The service will commence at 11AM with a reception to follow hosted by her daughter at the chapel where there will be alcoholic refreshments. All are welcome to the visitation to be held at crematorium at 4PM.



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Loretta Swit Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Still Alive
    • Full Name: Swit, Loretta
    • Common Name: Loretta Swit
    • Birth Name: Loretta Jane Swit
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her/hers
    • Birthplace: Passaic, New Jersey, U.S.
    • Birth Date: November 04, 1937
    • Age: 84
    • Also Known As: Loretta Swit, Major Margaret Houlihan, Hot Lips
    • Category/Genre: TV Actress
    Loretta Swit MASH 1972
    Loretta on Wikipedia

    • Net Worth: $4 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Insider Secrets @ Hot-Forum.com
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Dennis Holahan (married 1983-divorced 1995)
    • Father: Lester Świt
    • Mother: Nellie Świt
    • Sons:
      • kids None

Death Notice:

  • Date: Still Alive,
  • Place: Unknown
  • Cause of Death: Not Dead/Deceased

Category Tags:

TV Actress American Born on November 4th Born in 1937 Born in New Jersey

Loretta's Notable Roles:

  • The Last Day (1975)
  • Shirley Valentine

Quotable Quotes:

"I never liked the way I looked in army green; blue is much more my color."

Is Loretta Swit still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has not passed away.

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Related Links:

Wikipedia.org: Loretta Swit
IMDB.com: Loretta Swit

Community Comments:

Richard: We will all miss her and her lovely smile.


Obit Quality Rating: 4
Last Updated: 2021-11-12 11:56:19
By: Tucker

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