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Frederick T. Sweeney Sr.

FREDERICK T. SWEENEY SR., 83, OF NORTH COVENTRY Frederick T. Sweeney Sr., 83, widower of Jeanette M. (Houghton) Sweeney of North Coventry Township died Tuesday November 26, 2013 at Neighborhood Hospice, West Chester, PA. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Patrick and Julia (Brogan) Sweeney. Frederick was a firefighter for the Philadelphia Fire Department for 24 years. He also was the owner and operator of the Sweeney Pest Control Co. in Philadelphia and he also worked at the Philadelphia Naval Yard for 12 years. He was a volunteer for the Southeastern Veteran's Center in Spring City, PA and was a charter member of the LaSalle Social Club in Philadelphia. Fred was a 1948 graduate of West Catholic High School. Surviving are two sons Frederick T. Sweeney husband of Patricia of Boyertown, PA and Eugene Sweeney husband of Victoria of Spring City, PA. He is also survived by two grandchildren Daniel and Te'a and a sister Catherine Kime of Delaware County. He was predeceased by a brother Joseph Sweeney and two sisters Helen Houlihan and Margaret Gray. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Aloysius R.C.C., 223 Beech Street, Pottstown, PA on Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10 a.m. Interment will be in Highland Memorial Park Cemetery Pottstown, PA. A viewing will be Monday from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. at Warker-Troutman Funeral Home 726 East High Street, Pottstown, PA. To view obituaries or to send condolences go to www.warkertroutmanfuneralhome.com
Published in The Mercury on Nov. 28, 2013
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