VIRGINIA K. SWANSON (Leahy), age 85, of Highland Hts, passed away March 15, 2017, surrounded by her family. Beloved wife of the late Thomas M.; loving mother of Kathy, Thomas J. (Christie), Jeffrey G. (Brenda), David E. (Laura) and Linda M. Citraro (Dante); cherished grandmother of Lauren Fannin (Sam) and Robert, Catherine, Nina and Kirsten, Amanda Verduin (Tim), Danielle, Sara and Katie, Erin and Thomas; beloved sister of Patricia Colligan (Bill) and Maureen White (John, deceased); proceeded in death by her parents, Margaret and Joseph Leahy. She is the former Mayor of Highland Hts. for 8 years and served as an elected official for over 25 years. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in Virginia’s name to the St. Paschal Baylon Endowment Fund 5384 Wilson Mills Rd. Highland Hts., Oh 44143 or The Cleveland Clinic Hospice PO Box 931517 Cleveland, Oh 44193-1655. Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday March 21, 2017 at 10 a.m. at St. Paschal Baylon Church (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Interment Knollwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at VICCHIARELLI FUNERAL HOME 5252 MAYFIELD RD., (BETWEEN RICHMOND & BRAINARD) MONDAY 3-8 P.M.