Brian Andrew Swanson, age 34, died unexpectedly in Providence, RI Monday June 1, 2009. Brian was the son of Bruce A. and the late Martha (Gioiosa) Swanson of Mansfield.
Brian was formerly of Mansfield and moved to Providence two years ago. He was born in Brockton on February 10, 1975. He graduated from Mansfield High School with the Class of 1993 and received a Bachelors of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Worcester Polly Technical Institute in 1997. He was employed as a mechanical engineer for Inverness Corporation of Attleboro; a division of A. Cookson Company.
Brian's hobbies included body building and science fiction. He also was a car enthusiast.
Besides his father Bruce, he is survived by his twin brother Craig A. Swanson of Newport, his maternal grandmother Jane Gioiosa of Easton, his aunts Mary Gioiosa of Brighton, Nancy Gioiosa of FL and Helen Zinter of Hull, MA and uncles James Crone of Brockton and Richard White of FL.
Calling hours on Friday June 5 from 4 to 8 PM at the Roberts & Sons Funeral Home, 30 South Street, Foxborough. A Funeral Service will be held Saturday at 8:AM from the funeral home followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:AM at St. Mary's Church, 330 Pratt St., Mansfield. If you wish donations may be made in Brian's memory to National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 845945, Boston, MA 02284-5945. For additional information please contact 508 543-5471. To light a special candle in Brian's memory, please visit the funeral home web site at www.robertsandsonsfuneral.com.