Carol E.'s Story
Carol E. Swanson, 77 of Winchester, passed away in her home Monday June 5, 2017 surrounded by her family.
A longtime resident of Winchester, Carol was born in Milford, Conn., and is survived by her husband of 56 years, Donald. She is also survived by her children, Ralph Swanson of Salem, Mass. and his wife, Laura, Diana DeGregorio of Merrimack, N.H. and her husband, Philip, and David Swanson of Pompey, N.Y. and his wife, Cathie. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Michael, Andrew, Joseph, Jack, Ben, Grace, Elizabeth, and Anne, sisters, Anna Devon and her late husband, Richard, Waldine Wheeless and her husband Leon, Margaret Sitts and her husband, Joseph, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Edward Jones.
Carol passed her love of gardening and flowers to her children and grandchildren, and for over 30 years was an early childhood teacher.
A funeral service will be held at the Parish of the Epiphany, 70 Church Street, Winchester at 1 p.m., Saturday, June 10. There will be no visiting hours.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Carol’s name to the Children’s Center of Lexington Scholarship Fund, 1580 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420.
Published on  June 8, 2017