Patrick Joseph Swanson, 50, of Dunwoody, GA, formerly of Manchester, NH died on December 23, 2020. Patrick was born in Manchester, NH on September 23, 1970. He was the son of Robert W. Swanson and Sheila (Scott) (Swanson) Kearney.
Patrick was educated in the Manchester school system. He graduated from Manchester High School West in 1988 and attended Plymouth State University.
At a young age Patrick developed a passion for the food industry starting in the cafeteria at CMC while in high school.
After a visit to Atlanta, GA in the mid-90's he knew Atlanta would be his new home. Over the years he has worked as General Manager at many local restaurants including 5Season Restaurants, Dunwoody Tavern, Dunwoody, GA and most recently King George Tavern in Dunwoody.
Patrick's love of the New England sports teams always kept his heart close to home.
As a child and young adult Patrick loved the time spent with family and friends at Lake Winnipesaukee. As an adult, every vacation to New Hampshire included time spent on the lake with his brothers.
Patrick was predeceased by his Paternal Grandparents, Roland and Anne (McIntyre) Swanson, Maternal Grandparents, Joseph F. and Simone (Normand) Scott, his father, Robert W. Swanson, his step-mother, Nancy (Comire) (Stanczak) Swanson.
Patrick is survived by his long time companion, Lori Basler of Dunwoody, GA, his mother, Sheila (Scott) (Swanson) Kearney, his step-father, Gerald R. Kearney, Brothers Michael W. Swanson and his wife, Cynthia of Manchester, Joseph T. Swanson and his wife Susanne of Concord, step-brother, David Kearney (Margaret) of AZ, step-sister, Christine Kearney Roy (Gene) of Manchester, step-sister Tracy (Stanczak) Yorkell (James) of Goffstown, and step-brother, Peter Stanczak of Manchester. Patrick also leaves nieces and nephews who were very dear to him, Patrick Swanson, Kayla Swanson, Corey MacIsaac, Maxwell Roy and Quincy Roy and Morgan Yorkell. Patrick also leaves aunts, uncles and very special cousins.
Due to the Corona virus, there will be no calling hours. A private Mass will be celebrated at the family's convenience followed by burial at St. Joseph Cemetery, Bedford. A celebration of Patrick's life will be announced at a later date.
The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Northside Hospital in Atlanta for the care and attention Patrick received while in their care. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Northside Hospital, Dialysis Dept. 1000 Jackson Ferry Rd., NE Atlanta, GA 30342 or to Families in Transition/New Horizons, 199 Manchester St., Manchester, NH 03101.
Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, Manchester, is assisting with the arrangements.
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