Evelyn Ducharme

Obituary of Evelyn M. Ducharme

Evelyn M. Swanson Ducharme, age 83, of Fairfield, beloved wife of Kenneth Ducharme, passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021. Born and raised in Bridgeport, daughter of the late Elmer and Harriet Bower Swanson, Evelyn had been a Fairfield Town resident for most of her life. She had worked as an analyst for Sikorsky Aircraft for over 30 years until she retired to spend time with her granddaughter. Evelyn was a longtime and very active member of the Catholic War Veterans, Raymond J. Bower Post 1466 Ladies Auxiliary, named after her uncle. She was a basketball enthusiast, coaching the Holy Family School girls' basketball team for many years and was an avid fan of the UCONN Women's Basketball team, holding season tickets for home games which was the "girls night out" with her daughter, Robin, and granddaughter, Brianna. Evelyn will be fondly remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and will be greatly missed. In addition to her husband of 40 years, Evelyn leaves behind her son, Louis A. Toth, of Fairfield; a daughter, Robin Toth, and her partner, Thomas Carroll, of Stratford; her precious granddaughter, Brianna Carroll; brothers, James Swanson, and his wife, Sandra, of West Haven and Edward Swanson, of Shelton; as well as several nieces and nephews. She rejoins her daughter, Deborah Lynn Toth, in Heaven and was also predeceased by her sisters, Elizabeth Crowell, Elaine Swanson, and Patricia Malinowski. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 9:00 a.m. directly at Holy Family Church, 700 Old Stratfield Road, Fairfield with burial to follow in Lawncroft Cemetery. There will be no prior calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Raymond J. Bower Post 1466 Ladies Auxiliary, C/O 40 Alfred Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605. To sign an online register or to get travel directions, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com
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Funeral Service

9:00 am
Monday, April 5, 2021
Holy Family Church
700 Old Stratfield Road
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

Final Resting Place

Lawncroft Cemetery
1740 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
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