Kathleen P. (Krawczyk) Swann, age 74, of Lewiston, died Saturday, September 21, 2013 in Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, after a lengthy illness.
Kathleen was born March 26, 1939 in Niagara Falls, NY, the daughter of the late Francis and Anne (Maitland) Connolly and was a graduate of St. Mary's High School. She had resided in Lewiston the past 45 years. Kathleen loved animals, cooking and life itself. She found the most joy in being with her family.
She married Allen Swann in 1984 and Allen predeceased her in 1986. She is survived by her children, David Krawczyk (Lucia) of Ransomville, Patrick (Nicole) Krawczyk of Lewiston, and Elizabeth "Liz" (Tim) Malaney of Niagara Falls, NY; her grandchildren, Cooper and Carter Krawczyk, Mike and Mason Malaney, and Ben Puglisi; her sisters, Ann Bevacqua of West Virginia and Patricia (Joseph) Muoio of Grand Island; and her former husband, Stanley Krawczyk of Niagara Falls, NY. She was predeceased by a daughter, Lori Puglisi and a brother, Leonard Connolly.
Friends may call at HARDISON FUNERAL HOME, N. Fourth & Ridge Streets, Lewiston on Wednesday from 3-7 PM. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 26, at 10:00 AM in St. Peter's RC Church, 600 Center St., Lewiston, with the Rev. Msgr. David LiPuma officiating. (Please assemble at church.) In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Dr., Lockport, NY 14094; or to the Niagara County SPCA, 2100 Lockport Rd., Niagara Falls, NY 14304.
Please visit www.hardisonfuneralhomes.com for online registry.