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PATRICIA MAUDE SWANLUND

Born: Dec 31, 1925

Date of Passing: Dec 05, 2015

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PATRICIA MAUDE SWANLUND (nee MACLEAN) December 31, 1925 - December 5, 2015 After a lengthy illness, Patricia Maude Swanlund (nee MacLean) passed away peacefully at the Grace Hospice with family at her bedside on December 5, 2015. She was predeceased by her loving husband and soulmate Peter Swanlund; her father Donald MacLean and mother Emily MacLean (nee Ferris); sisters, Donalda Robinson and Alexandria Donald and brother William MacLean. She leaves to mourn her two sons, Dr. Cliff Swanlund (Cathryn) of Calgary and Dr. Tom Swanlund (Julie) of Winnipeg; and her seven grandchildren, (Kent, Mark, Nicholas, Erika, Samantha, Sarah and Liam); her sister Daphne Thomson (Bill), their families and many friends. Patricia loved to socialize. She was a long-time member of St. Andrews (River Heights) United Church, participating in the ladies' auxiliary. She enjoyed the camaraderie of her bridge and bowling groups and loved volunteering at her children's activities, spending many hours at the Sargent Park skating oval. The family cottage at Dorothy Lake was special to Patricia as it served as a meeting place for her family and a venue to entertain her friends. The family would like to thank the exceptional staff at the Grace Hospice for their compassionate care. Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Glen Lawn Funeral Home, 455 Lagimodiere Blvd. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation, 6 Donald St., Suite 200, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3L 0K6 or to CancerCare Manitoba, 1160-675 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0V9. Family and friends may sign a Book of Condolence at www.glenlawn.ca Glen Lawn Funeral Home 204-982-7550

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 09, 2015

Condolences & Memories (8 entries)

  • Tom and extended family - sorry to hear of your mom's passing. It brings back great memories of both your mom and dad and the great house parties and conventions we attended. We hope your own memories will help to sustain you and yours during this time of change. - Posted by: Cathy and Wayne Finlay (friend and patient) on: Dec 14, 2015

  • Tom, Julie, Samantha, Sarah and Liam - So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom and Grandma. You are in our thoughts at this difficult time. - Posted by: Dori Chudobiak & Tj Gross (Friends and neighbors ) on: Dec 12, 2015

  • Tom and Julie I am sorry to hear about your mothers passing. On behalf of Dave, Cheryl and Tracey I would like to pass on my condolences to you and your family. - Posted by: Richard Pearson (Friend and neighbours at Dorothy Lake) on: Dec 11, 2015

  • To Cliff and Tom and their respective families we send our sincerest condolences on the loss of your Mom and grandmother. We will cherish the many fond memories of our Happy Hour get-togethers at the lake. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time and we regret not being able to attend the memorial service. - Posted by: Sophie and Vic de Witt (Cottage Friends) on: Dec 11, 2015

  • To Cliff and Tom I was so sad to hear the news today of your Mother Patricia. During our time together, we would often devote time speaking of family and specifically to our Moms. During Cliff's and my visit back to the Peg, we made sure time was spent with these extraordinary ladies. I miss my Mom, Estelle, every day and certain your hearts feel empty as well. I will say to you my friends, lets be thankful for all the guidance, happiness and success our beautiful Mothers provided. My daughters Janelle, Tamara and I extend our prayers and very best wishes. John Kropp - Posted by: John Kropp (Friend of Dr. Cliff and Dr. Tom) on: Dec 10, 2015

  • Cliff and Tom I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She certainly lived life to the fullest and we all know that her family was so important to her. Please know that my thoughts & prayers are with you. - Posted by: Sharon Swanlund () on: Dec 10, 2015

  • Tom I was so sorry to read the sad news so shortly after seeing you at Gordon's do. You and your family are in my prayers. - Posted by: Allan Hayward (Old speed skating associate of Toms) on: Dec 10, 2015

  • Please accept our condolences on hearing of the passing of you Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Kenneth and Cecilia Malo (Dr. Tom Swanlund and family) on: Dec 09, 2015

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