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Phyllis W. (Swain) Dion

April 27, 1945 ~ January 20, 2020 (age 74)


Phyllis W. (Swain) Dion, 74, of Brockton, formerly of Hanover, passed away unexpectedly Jan. 20, 2020. Native of Fulton, New York, she attended North Quincy High School. She was retired from Raytheon after 35 years there as a laser technician. Phyllis most enjoyed her roles as a grandmother, great-grandmother and animal lover. She was the beloved mother of Rhonda L. Dion-Humphries of Rockland, Kenneth J. Dion (& Jeanmarie) of Canton GA, Steven J. Dion (and Brian Houde) of Canton and Shari L. Dion of Hull; loving grandmother of Christopher Humphries, Sarah Torrey, Brittney Dion, Jocelyn Bertoni and the late Taylor Bertoni; great-grandmother of Kanen Humphries, Hunter Torrey, Javien Mason Rodrigues & Jaxon Torrey; and sister of the late Clifford B. Pike. All are welcome to calling hours Friday, Jan. 24th 5-8 p.m. and her funeral service Saturday, Jan. 25th at 10 a.m. in Waitt Funeral Home, 850 North Main St. Brockton and burial at Hanover Center Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Dana-Farber, American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. 

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Calling Hours
January 24, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301

Funeral Service
January 25, 2020

10:00 AM
Waitt Funeral Home
850 North Main Street
Brockton, MA 02301


Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
P.O. Box 849168, Boston MA 02284-9168

American Heart Association
P.O. BOX 417005, Boston MA 02241

American Diabetes Association
260 Cochituate Road, Framingham MA 01701

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