Robin L. Swanson

Robin L. Swanson
of Tyngsboro, formerly of Tewksbury

TYNGSBORO, MA -- Robin Lee Swanson, 59, of Tyngsboro, MA, formerly of Tewksbury, entered into rest June 13, 2013, at her home after an 18 month battle with cancer.

After 25 years of devotion to Karen N. Swan, they married on August 18, 2012.

She was the daughter of the late Charles and Phyllis Swanson. She graduated from Tewksbury High School with the Class of 1972.

She was a communicant of St. Kathryn's Church in Hudson, NH.

Robin was a music lover and played many instruments. She enjoyed arts and crafts, woodworking, auto mechanics, fishing and traveling especially trips to Maine. Robin was a resident of Tyngsboro for 23 years.

Besides her spouse, she is survived by Charles Swanson who was like a son to her; three sisters, Wendy and her husband, Phil Welton of Shirley, Lynne and her husband, Harlee Gilbert of Hemlock, MI, and Heidi and her husband, David Lloyd of Tewksbury; her step-mother, Syliva Swanson and her children, Rick Berry, Teresa Windrush, Leslie Barry, and Hope Smith; four sisters-in-law, Robin and her husband, David Crossman, Heidi Swan, Lisa Swan. Robin shared a special bond with her sister-in-law, Pamela Swan, "someone else's sister". She is also survived by a brother-in-law, Robert and his wife, LeeAnne Swan; and many nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Carl Swanson of Carthage, NY, and the late Scott Swanson of Tewksbury.

SWANSON -- Robin L. Swanson, 59, of Tyngsboro, MA, entered into rest June 13, 2013. Visiting hours Mon. 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral Tues. at 12 noon from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 1 p.m. at St. Kathryn's Church in Hudson, NH. Memorials may be made in her name to the Sophia Gordan Cancer Center, Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA 01805. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041. Guestbook at

Funeral Home

Dolan Funeral Home
106 Middlesex Street North Chelmsford, MA 01863
(978) 251-4041

Published in Lowell Sun on June 16, 2013