Tonette Michele “Toni” Swanson
September 1, 1955- April 28, 2022
Tonette Michele “Toni” Swanson, 66, of Dunkirk passed away April 28, 2022. She was born September 1, 1955 in Altoona, PA to William Kenneth and Janet (Shimmel) Poust. Toni was raised in Prince George’s County and graduated from Suitland High School. She married Robert Swanson, Jr. on June 4, 1976 and they lived in Dunkirk where they raised their family. Toni worked at the Census Bureau for over 35 years and was set to retire later this year. She loved animals, especially dogs, gardening, going to the beach, attending drag races in PA, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Toni is survived by her husband Robert Karl “Bob” Swanson, Jr., sons Robert Karl Swanson III of Baltimore, Eric Daniel Swanson and his wife Jessica of Port Republic, and David Andrew Swanson and his wife Dacia of Georgia, grandchildren Cannon, Isabella, Channing, Darren, Dylan, and Dawson, sisters Valorie Shields, Nicolette Comstock, and Crystal Stevens, and her beloved dogs Sadie and Remi.