James J. Sweeney passed away peacefully, in the company of his loving family Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Born in Boston, and originally from the Neponset section of Dorchester, he had resided in Braintree for over 50 years. Mr. Sweeney was a Navy veteran of the Korean War, a retired Facilities Engineer of University of Mass., Boston, and a late member of Lathers Union, Local 72. The beloved husband of the late Mary M. (Shea) Sweeney, he is survived by his devoted children, Maryann Mayer of Wareham, Elaine Johnson of S.C., Dianne Uhlman and her husband Daniel of Norwell, George J. and his wife Anita of Switzerland, and James P. Sweeney and his wife Jessica of Amsterdam; his 6 cherished grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Alice McCue, Arlene Langley, George, Kathleen Sullivan, Barbra Capozzoli, William R., John F., Clifford, and Dorothy Keenan. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Francis of Assisi Church, Braintree, Friday, Aug. 30, at 9 a.m. Visiting hours will be held at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, Thursday, 4 to 7 p.m. Interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Friday at 12:45 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions may be made to Coyne Healthcare & Rehabilitation, 56 Webster St., Rockland, MA 02370, Attention: Resident Fund. www.alfreddthomas.com Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home Milton, 617-696-4200
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Published in Braintree Forum from Aug. 27 to Sept. 3, 2013
Alfred D.Thomas Funeral Home
326 Granite Avenue Milton, MA 02186