We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Phalen Funeral Home
Marion Virginia Swenson passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022. She was the third daughter of Charles J. Swenson and Mae Fox Swenson. She attended St. Francis School, Torrington High School, and St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing in Waterbury. After nursing schoolshe married Howard Heuschkel and they started a family, which was one of her greatest joys. She had a long career as a Registered Nurse, employment included :Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington Company as an Occupational Nurse, Adams House Healthcare, and Oliver Wolcott Technical School teaching health services and first aid courses.
She was past President of Litchfield County Registered Nurses Club, a member of St Francis Church & Mothers Club, Columbiettes, & Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Division 66.
Marion is predeceased by her two sisters, Betty Shea, and Shirley Swenson, and her son Robert J. Heuschkel. She is survived by daughters Ellen (Richard) Coe Nantucket, MA., Kate ( Doug) Williams Princeton, MA, Eileen (Ken) DaSilva, Margaret Mary (Paul ) Szymanski, Liz (Mike) Cilfone all of Torrington. John Swenson of Terryville, CT and Joe Heuschkel of Bennington, VT 11 Grandchildren, 12 Great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. A Mass will be on Friday, June 24 at 11:00 AM at St .Francis Church, 160 Main Street Torrington, CT and burial following at Old St. Francis Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Vitas Hospice 199 Park Rd Ext. Middlebury CT 06762.