Charlotte Swanson, age 90, passed away at Cayuga Medical Center on April 29, 2018.
The family will be present to receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday (May 3, 2018) at Covert Funeral Home, 7199 So. Main Street, Ovid. A Funeral Service will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday (May 4) at the funeral home. Burial will be private for family.
Charlotte was born in Waterbury, Connecticut on August 16, 1927, a daughter of the late Harry and Rosine (Guerin) Hoar. In 1998, she earned her AAS degree from Fingerlakes Community College. Charlotte was an active member of many clubs and organizations including the Trumansburg Garden Club, former Master at the Interlaken Grange, Cooperative Extension Homemaker’s Group, 4-H leader, Interlaken Reformed Church, and the Unitarian Church of Ithaca.
Charlotte is survived by her husband of 70 years, John Swanson Jr.; three children John (Josephine) Swanson III, Christine Swanson, and David (Susan) Swanson; six grandchildren Janine, Matthew, Lydia, Mary, Kathleen, and Benjamin; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a brother, Willis Hoar; and several dear friends.
In addition to her parents, Charlotte was preceded in death by her siblings Harold, Clarence, Warren, and Marie.