Karen E. Swenson
Karen Elizabeth (Tolley) Swenson 46 of Millis, MA passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, January 30, 2017. Born in Boston, Karen was the beloved daughter of Elizabeth and Alfred Tolley. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her son, Keith OBrien and her daughter, Kylie Swenson. She also leaves her brother, Mark Tolley, an aunt, Ellie Costa and many cousins. Karen attended Millis High School and Aquinas College in Newton, MA, where she received her Medical Assistant Certificate. She enjoyed working as a Medical Assistant for many years in both Medway and Natick. She loved animals, especially her dogs Bunker and Brooklyn. She volunteered and fostered dogs at BayPath Humane Animal Society in Hopkinton, MA. She enjoyed working with people and was a loyal and generous friend. She liked to read and watch television. A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be held at the Church of Christ, 142 Exchange St. Millis, MA. on February 18, 2017, at 11:A.M. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers you may make a donation to Karens daughter, Kylies, senior high school project, which is set up to help the children of Syrian Refugees. Please visit https://www.gofundme.com/sz-help-syrian-refugees or send a check to: Millis High School C/O Kylie Swenson 245 Plain St. Millis, MA 02054.
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