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Dale R. Swedberg

February 5, 1952 ~ August 9, 2017 (age 65)


Westminster-Dale R. Swedberg, 65, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at his home after a brief illness.

Dale leaves one brother, Steven C. Swedberg of Danvers; four sisters, Karen A. Marchant and her husband Doug of Westminster, Kristine McCaron and her husband Ed of Athol, Kirsten J. Locke and her husband Tim of Westminster and Karla J. Rocheleau and her husband Steven of Westminster; three sisters-in-law, Pam Swedberg of PA, Joyce Swedberg of Gardner and Lori Swedberg of Westminster; 28 nieces and nephews; 33 grandnieces and grandnephews; and many cousins.

Dale was predeceased by three brothers, Randall L. Swedberg, Dennis C. Swedberg and Brian H. Swedberg.

Dale was born in Gardner, on February 5, 1952, a son of the late Herbert R. and Shirley A. (Pervier) Swedberg. He was a 1970 graduate of Oakmont Regional High School. Dale worked as the Store Manager for the Westminster Pharmacy for many years and also worked as the Manager of the Gardner Ten Pins for several years prior to his retirement. Dale enjoyed helping people. When he worked at the pharmacy he would deliver people their medications. He was well known around town and everyone knew him as he would be seen walking everywhere. He loved his dogs and enjoyed walking them. Dale was a New England sports enthusiast. One of his greatest athletic accomplishments was that he bowled a perfect 300 game while he worked a Gardner Ten Pins. In his high school days, he took part in many of the schools musicals, drama productions and was a member of the high school choirs. Dale was a kind and loving man. He will be missed tremendously by his family and all who knew him.

Dale’s funeral will be held on Monday, August 14, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in the Westminster Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home, 123 Main Street, Westminster, MA 01473.

Burial will follow in the Woodside Cemetery, 9 Narrows Road, Westminster, MA 01473.

Calling hours will be in the funeral home on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Dale’s name to the Westminster Benefit Fund Inc. (Neighbors Helping Neighbors) P.O. Box 63, Westminster, MA 01473.

For further info see www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net

John F. Masciarelli and Walter C. Taylor, Funeral Directors


Sunday, August 13, 2017
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sawyer - Miller - Masciarelli FH - Westminster
123 Main Street
Westminster, Massachusetts 01473

Funeral Service

Monday, August 14, 2017
11:00 AM

Sawyer - Miller - Masciarelli FH - Westminster
123 Main Street
Westminster, Massachusetts 01473

Graveside Service

Monday, August 14, 2017
11:45 AM

Woodside Cemetery
9 Narrows Road
Westminster, Mass 01473

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