Born 1929. Sonoma resident. A fixture in the Irish community. Raised in Ballycroy, County Mayo, Ireland. Korean War Veteran, US Air Force. Husband of Joyce Duffy. Father of Patrick, James, Phelim, Jane (Roberti) and John. Grandfather of Tim Neal, Lena Sweeney, Matt Sweeney, Theresa Sweeney, Jacquelynn Buresh, Brendan Sweeney, Kevin Sweeney, and Kristin Roberti. Survived by his brother Joe, sisters Betty (Folan) and Peggy (Fallon). Predeceased by daughter Ann (Buresh), brother Edward and sister Catherine (Donovan). Memorial services at St. Francis Solano Church, Sonoma, February 15, 11:00 a.m., followed by reception at Sonoma Moose Lodge, Sonoma. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the
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Published Online in the Press Democrat from Feb. 12 to Feb. 15, 2013