Charlene Ann Swaim, 77, of Geneseo, formerly of Chicago, passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at Hammond Henry Hospital – Long Term Care, Geneseo. A visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory – Geneseo Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at Thomas McInerney Central Chapel, Chicago, IL with a visitation from 9-11 AM prior to the service. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery, Chicago, IL. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that everyone do a random act of kindness to honor Charlene.
Charlene was born May 15, 1944, the caring daughter of Frederick and Clara (Niedoborski) Moss, in Chicago, IL. She was united in marriage to Donald Swaim on October 19, 1991, in Bridgeview, IL. He preceded her in death on July 5, 2013. Charlene wore many titles during her life, she was a loving daughter and sister, devoted wife, special godmother, lifelong friend, and a cherished aunt.
Those left to cherish her memory include her siblings, Fred (Bernie) Moss, Laura (John) McGee, Ken (Susie) Moss, Glen (Mary Kay) Moss, Kevin (Val) Moss, Jerry (Karen) Moss, and Patrick Moss; fond sister-in-law of Joy (Mike)Vanek; special godmother of John (Kim) McGee, Jr.; dear lifelong friend of Kathy (late Larry) Regovic; and cherished aunt and great-aunt of many.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Clara, and her beloved husband, Donald.
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