February 27, 2021
The Memorial Service for the Rev. Dr. Richard Swan will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at First UMC, 18 Wesley Way, Gilford NH. The service will also be online; find the link at nhhope.org.
Reverend Doctor Richard Swan, 79, of Gilford, New Hampshire passed away peacefully at home on February 27, 2021 after a lengthy illness. A retired elder, he served churches in Newburyport, Woburn, Saco, Medford, South Portland and Thornton Heights and in private practice in psychology and counseling.
Dick and his wife Cindi retired to the New Hampshire Lakes Region a favorite spot for them. Dick felt called to the ministry at as a young teenager. He lived a strong commitment as an advocate for social justice. Dick’s commitment to those issues and to his strong faith sustained him through many serious health challenges throughout his life.
Condolences may be sent to:
Mrs. Cindi Swan
58 Wesley Way
Gilford, NH 03249
Please keep the Swan family in your prayers.