1928 – 2008
North Grosvenordale – Marjorie E. (Raymond) Schwend, 80, of Blain Road, died Monday, June 16, 2008 at home of natural causes. She was the loving wife of the late Renato “Tim” Schwend. Born in Webster, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Edgar and Frances (Pepka) Raymond.
Mrs. Schwend worked as an assistant tax collector for the Town of Thompson, retiring in 1993. Mrs. Schwend enjoyed traveling and sightseeing, yard sales, trips to Foxwoods, shopping, eating out, and especially laughing. Her most endearing pastimes were sharing her time and stories with family and friends. Mrs. Schwend was a communicant of St. Joseph Church, North Grosvenordale CT.
Marjorie is survived by four sons, Keith Schwend of Lyman, SC, Jeffrey Schwend of Danielson, David Schwend of Danielson, Robert Schwend of Thompson; two daughters, Elaine Hamilton of Bloomfield, CT, and Roberta Sutemeyer of Dayville; 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to Marjorie’s graveside service 11:00 am, on Saturday June 21, 2008 in St. Joseph Cemetery, North Grosvenordale, CT
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Macular Degeneration Research, American Health Assistance Foundation, 22512 Gateway Center Drive, Clarksburg, MD 20871 or to www.eyesight.org. Gilman Funeral Home has been entrusted with her arrangements.