Florence L. (Boyle) Swanson, age 96, of Maywood Avenue, Warwick, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Sunny View Nursing Home in Warwick. She was the wife of the late Hilding A. Swanson.

Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Andrew F. and Muriel H. (Hopkins) Boyle, she lived in Warwick for over 70 years. Mrs. Swanson was an avid golfer and bingo player.

She was the mother of Thomas A. Swanson of Warwick and the late Gary R. Swanson; the mother -in-law of Kimberly M. Swanson of Cranston; the grandmother of Kristen L. Swanson of Pawtucket, Adam M. Swanson and his wife Stephanie of Westport, CT, and Lindsey M. Swanson of Cranston; and the great-grandmother of Audrey E. Swanson and Samantha J. Swanson. Florence was also the sister of the late Beatrice Boyle, Annie Cohen, Thomas Boyle and Muriel Wilcox; and the aunt of the late Frederick Hanna, Ellen Petricig, and Joseph M. Wilcox, Jr.

Her funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 19, at 10:00 a.m. in the Barrett & Cotter Funeral Home, 1328 Warwick Avenue, Spring Green, Warwick. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial will be in St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Warwick.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Diabetes Association.


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