Edwin R. Swanson, Sr. was born May 31, 1949, in Hinsdale, NH to Edwin R.W. Swanson and Marcia Stanclift. Ed worked at Frank W. Whitcomb Construction in Walpole, NH. for 42 years retiring as shop foreman in 2011. Ed’s favorite hobby was restoring classic cars, but he was truly a jack of all trades and could fix anything. A talent he freely shared with anyone who was ever in need of help.
Ed is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda L. Swanson, son Edwin R. Swanson, Jr., and two grandchildren, Jamie Lee and Loomis.
He is also survived by his siblings, Beverly, Carole (Sammy), Geraldine, Marcia (Marty), Donna, Evelyn (Mike), James (Gail) and Bertha. His mother-in-law, Etta and sister-in-law Christy. Nieces and nephews: Lora, Ryan, Victoria, James, Timothy, Mathew, Danny, Rebecca, Sherri, Carl, Walter, Christine, Connie, Tammy, Michael, Leighton, Courtney, Brian, Shawn, Kerri, Keith, Patricia, Karen, Terri, Tammy, Beth, Sheila, Kim, and Heidi.
Ed is predeceased by his parents, a brother, Carl, and a sister, Judy.
The family would like to thank Erica, Rick, Tammy, and Bobby of HCS for all the help they provided.
All services will be private and under the care of Cheshire Family Funeral Home and Crematories, 46 South Winchester St. Swanzey, NH. 03446. www.cheshirefamilyfh.com.