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 James Thomas McSwain, Sr

James Thomas McSwain, Sr

Birth
Lyons, Toombs County, Georgia, USA
Death 12 Aug 2008 (aged 92)
Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Burial Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 100014439 · View Source
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James T. McSwain Sr., 92, formerly of Cornish, N.H., died at Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center in Windsor.

He was the son of Thomas R. and Sydney Mae (O'Neal) McSwain.

He graduated from Vidalia (Ga.) High School in 1935.

Mr. McSwain married Martha Jordan in Claremont, N.H., in 1938. She predeceased him in 1981. He married Geraldine Hammond June 16, 1983 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor.

He was a self-employed contractor and painter for many years. He also owned and operated McSwain Gardens from his family farm in Cornish for many years until 1982.

He was a member of Vermont Lodge #18 F&AM in Windsor, the Windsor Chapter of Vermont Commandery #4 and Mount Sinai Temple, as well as St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor where he served as Eucharistic minister.

Survivors include his wife of Windsor; a stepson, Dale Hammond of Lyme, Conn., and three stepdaughters, Sherry Abbey of Claremont, N.H., Lynn Smith of Ludlow and Dawn Counihan of Claremont, Fla.; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson; several nieces and nephews.

Mr. McSwain was predeceased by a son, James McSwain Jr., in 2006; a brother, Dean, and two sisters, Ethel and Ruby.

The funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at St. Francis of Assisi Church with the Rev. Rene Butler, pastor, officiating.

Burial in St. Francis Cemetery in Windsor.


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  • Created by: Daystcat
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100014439
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Thomas McSwain, Sr (18 Jan 1916–12 Aug 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100014439, citing Saint Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Daystcat (contributor 47457318) .