Joseph P. Swanson Sr., 67, of Toledo, OH passed away Sunday, April 25, 2021 in the comfort of his home after battling cancer over the years. Joseph was born in June 15, 1953 in East Toledo to the late Chuck and Helen Swanson (Kocan).
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 44 years: Raylene (Karcsak); daughter: Merissa (Robert) Brockschmidt; son: Joe Swanson; grandson: Sean Swanson; father in law: Donald Kobeck; brother: Chuckie Swanson; sisters: Charlotte Filka, Joyce (Chuck) Baker; sisters in law: Pam (Bill) Rahm, Michelle (Denny) Bradley, Mindy (Scott) Szparagowski; Godmother and aunt: Theresa Ellis; many nieces and nephews.
Joe retired from Toledo Edison after 30 years of service. He loved bowling, golf, watching sports, especially his favorite teams, University of Michigan (Go Blue), Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and Tom Brady. Joe and Raylene enjoyed watching old western shows. Joe loved coaching and was known as coach Joe to many players.
The family would like to thank his hospice nurse Julia for her compassionate care. Joseph was a loving husband, father, grandfather and coach to many who will be forever missed. Memorial contributions in honor of Joseph may be made to Ohio Living Hospice.
Arrangements are entrusted with Habegger Funeral Services. Habegger Funeral Services is honored to serve the Swanson family. We encourage you to share a fond memory or condolence by visiting www.habeggerfuneralservices.com