Swan Funeral Home

825 Boston Post Road, Madison, CT


Mathilda A Ellwanger

February 6, 1934November 25, 2019

Mathilda A. Ellwanger of Madison died peacefully at home on November 25, 2019. Born in the Bronx she was the daughter of the late John and Anna Muller. After graduation from Catholic school, Mattie worked as an Administrative Assistant for Combustion Engineering in Manhattan. In 1968 she moved to Madison with her family where she was very involved with St. Margaret Church. She was the loving mother of Charles F. Ellwanger of the Bronx, Joseph M. Ellwanger and his late wife Donna of New London and Carolyn and Thomas Kuczenski of Madison. She also leaves behind her aide of four years Mary Donkor. Mattie's true legacy is the love of her family and the life she has followed under God's direction. She loved Madison and made many friends with her infectious personality. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


  • Calling Hours Sunday, December 1, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, December 2, 2019
  • Burial Monday, December 2, 2019


Mathilda A Ellwanger

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Diane Larocque

November 29, 2019

Dear Carolyn,
I’m am so beyond sorry for the loss of your beautiful mom 💔 my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. I Love you my friend and am here for you always!! May mom Rest In Peace and may you have some comfort in knowing she is no longer suffering and that you are surrounded by Love. She is so proud of you for all you’ve done and is watching over you ♥️