Anna M. Swan
SOUTH PARIS -- Anna M. Swan, 80, passed on Feb. 4, 2011 at Market Square Healthcare in South Paris.
She was born in Rumford on Aug. 11, 1930, the daughter of Iva and Harold Barnett. She graduated from Mexico High School.
She worked at Diamond Match and Penley's factory and later became a CNA, working days at Penley's mill and Ledgeview Nursing Home at night.
She was a member of the W. Paris Baptist Church, the Franklin and W. Paris Grange. Anna was a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed reading, the water, fishing, and baking for friends and made a good many excellent pies. Everything she did, she did with all of her heart.
She is survived by her son, David Gammon and his wife, Brenda of Peru; her daughter, Tammy Stevens and her fiance, Rick of Lisbon; a sister, Sally Hartford of Eliot; a daughter-in-law, Theresa Gammon; her grandchildren, Amy Gammon of Farmington, Julie Carlow of Peru and Ben Gammon of Strong, Klye and Elijah Gammon of Chesterville, Cassidy and Dylan Pelchat of Lisbon; five great-grandchildren, and a special cousin, Bertha DeHass of W. Paris.
Anna was predeceased by her son, Zacheus Gammon last December; her parents; and her siblings, Muriel, Grace, Geraldine, Richard, and Thomas, Herman.
As per Anna's request, there will be no services.
Thank you to Norway Rehab and Living Center and all the staff. In her words they were "my home and family."