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Fulton-Theroux Funeral Service

13 Beckwith Ln, Old Lyme, CT

OBITUARY

Thomas David Swaney Sr.

December 17, 1944September 13, 2019
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Thomas Swaney, Sr of Torrington formally of Old Lyme passed away on Friday, September 13th at Apple Rehab after a sudden illness. Born in Old Lyme on December 17,1944 to Elsie (Itts) Swaney and James Swaney.

He was a truck driver and construction worker. Working over the years for CT Valley Egg Co., Machnik Brothers Construction, Town of Old Lyme and Sankow Beaver Brook Farm. He was retired.

Known by all as "Pops" he had a generous heart. He was always giving selflessly expecting nothing in return. It gave him great joy helping others.

He loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He went hunting, fishing, played the lottery and did "exercise" excursions to Savers and Goodwill. He took his kids on many road trip adventures.

He is survived by his children Thomas (Sharon) Swaney,jr., Candace (Tod) Weaver, Annmarie Swaney (fiance Jason), Amanda (Michael) Knisely and Ex-Wife Roxanne Defranzo. His Grandchildren Ashley, Alex, Brianna, Wyatt, Jared, Aiden and Nicholas. His Great Grandchildren Hunter, Finn, Reese and Carter. Siblings: Katherine, Richard, Kenneth, Norman, Susan and Leon. Predeceased by Mildred and James

Visiting Hours will be held Friday, September 20th from 5-7 pm at Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home 13 Beckwith Lane Old Lyme. Casual attire is requested.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, September 21st at 11:00 am at Duck River Cemetery, McCurdy Rd., Old Lyme.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Thomas D. Swaney, Sr memorial fund C/O Webster Bank, 7 Halls Rd., Old Lyme, CT 06371.

Services

  • Calling Hours Friday, September 20, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, September 21, 2019

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