Linda M. (Swana) Allard of Concord passed away on Monday, May 5, 2008 at Miriam Boyd Parlin Residence in Wayland at the age of 55. She was the mother of Jenna Allard of Concord.
Born in Rome, New York,�on January 15, 1953, she was the daughter of Michael R. and the late Phyllis (Bukowski) Swana.
She grew up in Stow, MA, and was graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in Medical Technology.�She also attended a Bentley College M.B.A. program. She worked for 16 years as an Information Technology Manager at L-3 Communications ESSCO in Concord, MA.
She was a devout Roman Catholic, and she participated faithfully in Eucharistic Adoration. She was a devotee of the Divine Mercy, remembering Christ crucified each day at 3 o'clock, and joining her life with Jesus on the cross. Ms. Allard had many friends and will be missed by all.
Besides her daughter and father she is survived by her siblings,�Steven Swana of Nashua, NH, Michael Swana of Brookfield, MA, Susan Swana of Winter Harbor, ME, Mary Ellen Vaillancourt of Huron, SD, and David Swana of Littleton, MA.�She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, and by her cat, Sassy.