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“I'm so sorry for your loss, Dave. My thoughts are with you.Mary MacDonald ”
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“So deeply sorry for your loss. May God's wonderful future promises console your hearts. (John 6:40) ”
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“Sorry for the loss of your beloved Louise. The beautiful picture of her is just how I want to remember her. My life has been enriched just knowing...Read More »
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“So sorry for your loss Dave. My thoughts are with you and your family. ”
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“I am so sorry for your loss. She was a sweet and kind person and I enjoyed our time together as our girls went through Eliot School. Hugs and prayers...Read More »
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“Our most sincere condolences to the family . So sorry for your loss :( ”
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Louise Pasalides Swanson, age 67, died on July 18, 2017 at her home in Needham after a long illness. From her birth in Greece on June 21, 1950, to her death on Tuesday, she nourished the people around her with love, faith and music.
Louise was born in Katerini, Greece to Savas and Sofia Pasalides and was the younger of two children. She immigrated to the United States with her parents and sister in 1963 and settled in Brighton, eventually attending Simmons College. She married David Swanson on Sept. 17, 1977. Louise volunteered much of her time to the Needham Public Schools and her church choir at Grace Chapel in Lexington, where she sang as a soprano for many years. She served several terms as a Town Meeting Member in Needham during the 1990's and was a beloved teacher at Westgate Christian Academy in Natick until her retirement. Louise lived life to the fullest through simple pleasures-chatting with friends and family, tending her vegetable garden, going on long walks, and reading novels. She loved vacationing in her two favorite places-Acadia National Park in Maine, where she sharpened her hiking skills, and Alaska, where she visited her sister and enjoyed spotting bears (from a distance of course).
She is survived by her husband, David; daughter Alexandra and son-in-law Gareth Hicken; sister and brother -in-law Eunice and Laurence Garzel; sister-in-law Karen Swanson and brother-in-law Lawrence McCavitt; and her devoted longtime caregiver, Theodora "Teddy" Oppermann.
Family, friends, and others whose lives Louise touched are invited to Eaton Funeral Home 1351 Highland Ave, Needham on Thurs July 20 from 4-8 PM to reminisce, grieve, and celebrate Louise's life. Her funeral service will be held on Fri July 21, 2017 at 10:30 AM in the Greek Evangelical Church of Newton, 1115 Centre St Newton Centre followed by burial in The Gardens of Gethsemane in West Roxbury.
In lieu lo flowers, memorials may be made in Louise's name to the Greek Evangelical Church of Newton.

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