Manchester - Hubert J. Sweeney, 83, died Sept. 1, 2014, at his home following a brief illness.He was born in Claremont on Feb. 17, 1931, the son of Simeon J. and Emma (Marquis) Sweeney and had been a longtime resident of Manchester.He had been a senior master sergeant in the Air National Guard.He was a parishioner of Parish of the Transfiguration and held membership in Sam's Club Camping Club and Freedom Campers.He loved his family, reading, history, and his grandchildren were his world.Members of his family include his wife of 56 years, Pauline (Soucy) Sweeney of Manchester; four children, Anne-Marie E. Kenyon and her husband, John, of Auburn, Richard C. Sweeney and his wife, Diane, of Weare, Vivian C. Beadle and her husband, Michael, of Bristol, Patricia J. Carignan and her husband, Robert, of Bow.He also leaves 15 grandchildren, Robert Kenyon, John Kenyon, Christopher Kenyon, Kristenann Kenyon, Emily Sweeney, Tyler Sweeney, Nathan Sweeney, Michelle Beadle, Sarah Beadle, Joshua Beadle, Elizabeth Beadle, Peter Beadle, William Beadle, Mathew Carignan and his wife, Tara, Timothy Carignan; one great-grandchild, Steven Andino Jr.; and several nieces and nephews.He was predeceased by a grandson, Joseph R. Beadle in 1991, and two sisters, Madeleine Sweeney and Claire Durette..
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SERVICES: Calling hours will be on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at J. N. Boufford & Sons Funeral Home, 110 Bridge St., Manchester.A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10 a.m. in Parish of the Transfiguration, corner of Kelley and Youville streets. Burial with military honors will be held on Monday Sept. 8, at 2:30 p.m. in N.H. State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen.Memorial donations may be made to the
, 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 201, Bedford 03110 or to the
, 814 Elm St., Manchester 03104.For more information and an online guest book, please visit www.bouffordfuneralhome.com.
J.N. Boufford & Sons
110 Bridge Street
Manchester, NH 03101-1631
Published in Union Leader on Sept. 3, 2014