Robert L. Swienton, 81, of Ludlow, was reunited with his beloved wife Lorraine on Monday, January 9, 2017. Born July 4, 1935, he was a lifelong resident, graduating from Ludlow High School in 1953. Robert proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. He worked for Monsanto Chemical Co. for over 40 years. He was a devout communicant of Christ the King Church where he was a longtime adorer for the parish’s Perpetual Adoration Chapel. He served as a special police officer for the Town of Ludlow for many years. Robert served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Monsanto Employees’ Credit Union and was a member of the Santonians. He also played softball for the Ludlow Police.
Robert is survived by his daughter Susan White and her husband John of Ludlow, along with his beloved and faithful dog Stury. He also leaves many extended family members. Sadly, he was predeceased by his wife Lorraine (McCollum) Swienton.
Visiting hours at the funeral home are Friday, January 13, 2017 from 4:00-7:00 PM.
Funeral services for Robert will be held Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8:45 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St, Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Christ the King Church. Rites of Committal with Military Honors will follow in St. Aloysius Cemetery.