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Roy M. Swenson Jr.

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Roy M. Swenson Jr., a longtime resident of Stoughton, died unexpectedly November 15, at the Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton. He was the devoted husband of 51 years to Diana M. (MacDonald) Swenson. Born in Boston, he was raised and educated in Dorchester. He was a Veteran of the US Marines Corps and served in the Marine Corps Reserve for over 20 years, retiring with the rank of Master Sergeant. Roy worked for Boston Edison as a 2nd Class Fireman for over 34 years, retiring in 2000. He was a member of Utility Workers Union, Local 369, in Boston. He was a Proud American and a Proud Marine. In his free time, he enjoyed gardening, working in his yard, rooting for the Patriots and, above all, spending time with his family. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his loving children; Scott M. Swenson of Easton, Thomas J. Swenson and his wife Pamela of Avon, Julie A. Giroux and her husband Richard and Karen M. Swenson all of Stoughton. He was the brother of Robert Swenson and his wife Janet of Braintree, Richard Swenson and his wife Jennie of Hanover and Barbara Ann Harrell of TX. He was the devoted grandfather of Thomas, Andrew, Daniel, Chloe, Zachary, Kaylyn, Katherine and Michael. He is also survived by many caring nieces and nephews. Funeral was held from the Farley Funeral Home, 358 Park St. (Rt.27) Stoughton on Monday, November 19th followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Michaels Church, Avon. Visiting Hours were on Sunday, November 18th. Interment took place at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Donations in Roys memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Rd., Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Directions and obituary at www.farleyfh.com. FARLEY FUNERAL HOME (781)344-2676

Published in The Stoughton Journal from Nov. 20 to Nov. 27, 2012
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