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 Geraldine Naomi <I>Young</I> Hammond-McSwain

Geraldine Naomi Young Hammond-McSwain

Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Death 21 Dec 2008 (aged 88)
Unity, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 100014924 · View Source
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WINDSOR - Geraldine N. Hammond-McSwain, 88, died Dec. 21, 2008, at Sullivan County Home in Unity, N.H.

She was born March 31, 1920, in North Hartland, the daughter of John and Rena (Fitzgerald) Young.

She was a 1938 graduate of Windsor High School, and a 1943 graduate of Heaton Hospital School of Nursing in Montpelier.

She married Davis Hammond in 1946. He died in 1973. She married James McSwain Sr. in 1983. He died in August 2008.

Mrs. Hammond-McSwain worked as a registered nurse at Windsor Hospital, and later at the Veterans Administration Hospital in White River Junction until her retirement in 1980.

She was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church in Windsor, the Red Hat Society and the American Nurses Association.

She enjoyed kayaking, snow skiing and water skiing.

Survivors include three daughters, Sherry Abbey of Claremont, N.H., Lynn Smith of Ludlow and Dawn Counihan of Clermont, Fla.; a son, Dale Hammond of Lyme, Conn.; 10 grandchildren, three step grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by a daughter, Colleen Hammond in 1954; a sister, Marion Stone and a brother, Raymond Young.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, at St. Francis of Assisi Church.

The Rev. Rene Butler, pastor will officiate.

Burial will take place at a later date in St. Francis Cemetery in Windsor.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor.

Memorial contributions, in lieu of flowers, may be made to Mount Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, 289 County Road, Windsor, VT 05089.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Geraldine Naomi Young Hammond-McSwain (31 Mar 1920–21 Dec 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100014924, citing Saint Francis of Assisi Cemetery, Windsor, Windsor County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Daystcat (contributor 47457318) .