Obituary: Elizabeth A. Swiderski


Elizabeth A. Swiderski

WOODBURY — Elizabeth A. “Betty” Swiderski, 90, the widow of John R. Swiderski, died peacefully on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at Middlebury Convalescent Home.

Mrs. Swiderski was born on June 2, 1926 in Scranton, Pa., a daughter of the late Michael and Pauline (Yelega) Magas, and had worked for many years as an office manager for Dr. Brennan.

Betty is survived by her daughter, Lorene Terry and her husband, Al; her sons, Richard Swiderski and his wife, Sandra, and Roger Swiderski and his wife, Leslie; her brother, Raymond Magas; her sisters, Jane LeBlanc, Elaine Tedesco and Helena Alegi and her husband, John; her grandchildren, Al Terry, Jr., Michael Terry, Kate Jefferson, Matt Terry and Carrie Swiderski; her great-grandchildren, Dylan, Julia, Alaina, Olivia, Freya and Thor; her sisters-in-law, Helen Magas and Eleanor Magas and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband and her parents, Betty was predeceased by her brothers, Edward, Michael and Leo Magas.

The family would like to sincerely thank everyone at Middlebury Convalescent Home for the exceptional care that they provided.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 318 Church St., Naugatuck. Everyone attending is kindly asked to go directly to church. Burial will be private. Calling hours are Friday, June 2, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Buckmiller Thurston Mengacci Funeral Home, 82 Fairview Ave., Naugatuck.

In lieu of flowers and to honor Betty’s memory, contributions may be made to the Recreation Department at Middlebury Convalescent Home, 778 Middlebury Road, Middlebury, CT 06762.

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