PROSPECT — Jo Annette Colson, 66, passed away Oct. 29, 2021, following a long period of illness. She was born in Bangor June 6, 1955, to William and  Madeline (Hall) Swift Sr.

She was predeceased by her parents and a nephew, Ronnie Mitchell.

Jo is survived by her two sons, Chris Chamberlain, his partner Brandie Hansen, and two granddaughters, Erika and Emily, all of Arizona, and Joshua Chamberlain, his wife Cindy, of Newburgh, and two grandchildren, Tristan and Gracelan; three sisters, Linda Mitchell of Hampden, Althea and husband Tom Grover of Winterport, and Donna and husband Glen Bennett of Orland; two brothers, Fred Swift and his wife Billie of Stockton Springs, and Bill Swift Jr. of Prospect; many nieces and nephews; and a special aunt, Janice Moody, with whom she lived at the end of her life.

Jo lived in Arizona many years before moving back to Maine. She loved crocheting, reading, playing games on her computer and time with family and friends.

Per her request, no services will be held. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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