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Thaddeus Swanson

November 25, 1967 — April 4, 2022

Thaddeus E. Swanson age 54, of Millcreek, passed away on Monday, April 4, 2022 at St. Vincent Hospital.

He was born in Erie on November 25, 1967 a son of Violet Foradori Steinbaugh and the late Frank Swanson.

Thaddeus loved to go fishing, golfing and building models. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steeler and Penguins fan. He also was an avid gardener who had beautiful flower and vegetable gardens. His greatest joy was spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He is survived by his mother, Violet Steinbaugh and his step-father James; his children, Emily Wetherell and her husband Kirk, Amanda Swanson and Alexander Swanson; a sister, Melinda Anderson and her husband Dave; three grandchildren, Grayson and Krew Wetherell and Benjamin Bucko; his girlfriend, Linda Thompson; step-mother, Loretta Swanson and family; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial Mass on Monday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Andrew Church 1116 W. 7th Street, Erie, PA 16502.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society 10501 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of the Burton Quinn Scott Cremation and Funeral Services, 3801 W. 26th Street, Erie, PA 16506.

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