Joanne Swanson

Joanne Swanson

Friday, January 7th, 1927 - Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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Joanne Swanson, 92, of Poughkeepsie, NY, passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Lutheran Care Center. Born January 7, 1927, she was the daughter of Scott and Grace Anderson, who predeceased her.

Joanne married Carl M. Swanson on July 19, 1948. They have three children, Philip Barbara, and Kurt.

Joanne was a graduate of Dutchess Community College, earning a degree in Accounting.

Joanne spent over 25 years employed at Howard Johnson's restaurant in Poughkeepsie. She was an avid bowler at Mardi Bob Bowling Lanes.

Joanne is survived by her daughter, Barbara Swanson, and son Kurt (Mary) Swanson. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren, Connor, Caitlin and Faith Swanson; Erik Morabito, Aaron Scott, and Justin Hammin. Her husband Carl and son Philip predeceased her. She was also predeceased by her sisters, Betty and Gina Anderson Louise Levy, Edith Mayse and brothers, Richard, George and Fred Anderson.

Calling hours will be Thursday, August 8, from 6-8pm at Wm. G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Burial will be at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery on Friday, August 9, at 10:00am. To send online condolences, please visit our website at
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
    Wm. G. Miller & Son F.H. ,Inc.
    371 Hooker Ave.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
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    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 | 7:30pm
    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 7:30pm
    Wm. G. Miller & Son F.H. ,Inc.
    371 Hooker Ave.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Ellen Gaffney

Posted at 03:34pm
Dear Kurt, Mary, Connor, Caitlin and Faith, We were so sorry to hear of your Mom and Grandmothers passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Fondly, Ellen Gaffney and John Carfagno

Carrie Vaccaro

Posted at 07:14pm
I was so blessed to call her my “second mother”. I will cherish all the good times and happy moments everyday of my life. RIP. I love you. - Carrie

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