Edward T. Sneyd Sr., age 86, of Weymouth, died March 2, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Ed grew up in South Boston. He married and raised his family with Elaine in Mattapan and has lived in Weymouth since 1976. He worked for the City of Boston for over 30 years. Ed was a member of the American Legion Bean Post 79 in Weymouth. He was skilled in woodworking and gardening. In his early years he enjoyed fishing and bowling and could recently be found mastering a crossword or jigsaw puzzle He was also an avid football fan. Eds main passion was his family, especially the active role he played in his grandchildren's lives. Beloved husband of 63 years to Elaine (Yule) Sneyd of Weymouth. Devoted father of Linda Tillett and her husband Wayne of Walpole, Edward Sneyd and his wife Sheila of Mansfield, Joni Champagne and her friend John Lieneck of Foxboro, Jeanne Crowley and her husband Larry of Weymouth and Richard Sneyd and his wife Sandra of Whitman. Cherished Grampy of Kristen (Tillett) Doty, Wayne Tillett, Scott and Justin Sneyd, David Champagne, Jessica (Champagne) Hansen, Amanda and Lindsey Crowley, Toni and Jamie Sneyd and 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by 3 brothers and 1 sister. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the visiting hours on Wednesday 4 - 8 p.m. in the McDonald Keohane Funeral Home, South Weymouth, at 809 Main Street (Rte. 18 opp. So. Shore Hospital). Relatives and friends will gather in the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. Thursday prior to the Funeral Mass in Immaculate Conception Church, Weymouth at 10:30 a.m. Burial in MA National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Edward may be made to a
. See www.Keohane.com for directions and online condolences or call 781-335-0045.
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McDonald Keohane Funeral Home
809 Main Street South Weymouth, MA 02190
Published in The Patriot Ledger on Mar. 3, 2014