READSBORO- Matthew Dale Swanson, 68, died on Sunday, March 5, at home. He was born in North Adams, MA, on August 14, 1954, son of the late John David and Dawn Pauline (Bressette) Swanson.
Matthew attended McCann Technical High School and then was the proud owner of MS Carpentry. He was also a mechanic. Matthew enjoyed hunting, fishing, building, camping, playing cards, snowmobiling, four-wheeling, and anything outdoors.
Survivors include his wife Tammy J. (Luscier) Swanson; his children, Amanda Swanson, of Amherst, MA, and Noah Swanson, of Readsboro. He also leaves a grandson, Kyle Adams; and sisters and brothers Darlene Charron (Robert), Mary Ellen Pellerin (James), Tina Fiata, Zinny Swanson (Fran), Bruce “Beaver” Swanson (Linda); mother-in-law Nancy Lafrance; and brother-in-law John Luscier, of North Adams, MA. Additionally, he leaves many nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister Doreen Swanson and his niece Monica Charron.
A celebration of life for Matthew will be held at a later date this summer. Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home, 74 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA, is entrusted with arrangements.