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"Phyllis" Felecitus Rosemary Swanson (Genovese)

Monday, August 11th, 1924 - Friday, August 28th, 2020
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PHYLLIS (FELECITUS ROSEMARY GENOVESE) SWANSON WAS BORN AUGUST 11, 1924, IN MURPHYSBORO, ILLINOIS TO MAURICE (MARIANO) GENOVESE AND SANTINA "SANTA" (CONCIALDI) GENOVESE.

SHE BARELY SURVIVED THE HISTORICAL DEADLIEST TORNADO IN HISTORY, MARCH 18, 1925. THAT FLATTENED MOST OF THE HOMES IN MURPHYSBORO. THE FAMILY LATER MOVED TO CHICAGO.

PHYLLIS HAD A BEAUTIFUL SINGING VOICE AND WOULD SING FREQUENTLY WITH HER UNCLE TONI GENOVESE, WHO HAD A SMALL BAND.

SHE MARRIED CLIFFORD N. SWANSON, FEBRUARY 14, 1946 AND HER CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT CHILDREN ARE LISTED BELOW. SHE MADE MANY LIFE LONG CLOSE FRIENDS AT THE SWEDISH COVENANT CHURCH IN GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS.

THE FAMILY SPENT SUMMERS AT BETHANY BEACH IN SAWYER, MICHIGAN. SHE WAS A WOMAN WITH MANY TALENTS, SEWING, QUILTING, GIFTED SPEAKER THAT LED TO HEADING MANY ORGANIZATIONS. SHE WAS THE FIRST SICILIAN TO HEAD THE POSITION AS PRESIDENT OF THE SWEDISH COVENANT GUILD OF ILLINOIS. ONLY SWEDES HELD THAT OFFICE.

SHE WORKED AS A SUCCESSFUL REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON IN GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS AND WORKED FOR THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU IN FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO. SHE RETIRED IN MURPHYSBORO, ILLINOIS.

SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER PARENTS, DECEASED BROTHER VINCENT AND HIS WIFE, ELAINE GENOVESE, SAM AND HIS WIFE, ROBERTA GENOVESE, RESIDING IN ALABAMA

HER HUSBAND, LCDR CLIFFORD NATHANAEL SWANSON, 1916-1989, WHO IS BURIED AT FORT LOGAN, DENVER, CO.

COUSINS: JOSIE PARMER, RESIDING IN CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS (96 YEARS OF AGE), FRANK AND VICKI GENOVESE, RESIDING IN ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, JOE AND ELIZABETH GENOVESE, RESIDING IN MURPHYSBORO, IL.


SONS: DECEASED, DENNIS S TERRACINA, 1943-2016, BURIED AT VALLEY ISLE MEMORIAL PARK, HAIKU, MAUI, HIS WIFE, DONELLE WILLLIAMS TERRACINA, GRANDDAUGHTER, BETHANY TERRACINA, RESIDING IN MAUI, GRANDSON, TOM EILERMAN AND WIFE, MARGE, RESIDING IN OHIO.

OTHER SURVIVORS INCLUDE: CLIFFORD R. AND HIS WIFE, KATHY SWANSON. PHYLLIS’ GRANDCHILDREN, MORGAN AND HIS WIFE MOLLY SWANSON, GREAT GRANDCHILDREN JOLENE, AND JACE SWANSON, ALL RESIDING IN COLORADO; AND OTHER GRANDCHILD, RYAN SWANSON, RESIDING IN UTAH;

CRAIG AND HIS WIFE, JOYCE SWANSON. PHYLLIS’ GRANDDAUGHTER, KATIE ALL RESIDING IN COLORADO;

DOUG AND HIS WIFE DIANE SWANSON. PHYLLIS’ GRANDCHILDREN; ERIC AND HIS WIFE, JANAE SWANSON, PHYLLIS’ GREAT GRANDDAUGHTERS HOLLIS AND HADLEY, PHYLLIS’ GRANDDAUGHTERS, KARI, KIRSTEN, AND KARLI SWANSON. ALL RESIDING IN TEXAS;

KEN AND HIS WIFE, JAYNE SWANSON. PHYLLIS’ GRANDDAUGHTER, ASHLEY SWANSON. KEN AND JAYNE RESIDE IN NORTH CAROLINA AND ASHLEY RESIDES IN COLORADO;

DAUGHTER: KIMI MINOR AND HER HUSBAND, SAM MINOR. PHYLLIS’ GRANDCHILDREN KRISTIN AND ALEX HERTER. ALL RESIDING IN CALIFORNIA;

HER BODY WILL BE CREMATED AND WILL BE INURNED BY HER HUSBAND, AT FORT LOGAN, DENVER, COLORADO.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE VISIT WWW.PETTETTFUNERALHOME.COM.
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I am so sorry to hear about Phyllis. My prayers and thoughts are with the family. She was a wonderful person. A wonderful cook. A great leader for many organizations. A woman with many talents. She shared many stories when she lived in Chicago and in Colorado. She loved her family. She will truly be missed.
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