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On Monday, January 4, 2016, James A. Sweeney, age 84, of Avalon, formerly of Emsworth. Son of the late Harry and Loretta Sweeney; beloved husband of 63 years of Bruna Sweeney; loving father of Timothy J. Sweeney, Robert R. Sweeney and the late Richard R. Sweeney; loving grandfather of Tim, Jr., Sammi, Alex and Zach; great-grandfather of Zyler. Jim was retired from AT&T, was a US Army veteran PFC of the Korean War and was a SFC in the 28th Signal Division of the Pennsylvania National Guard. He was a member of Sacred Heart Church, American Legion Avalon Post 116, the VFW and the Knights of Columbus #1400 in Bellevue. There will be no visitation. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date to be announced. Burial at National Cemetery of the Alleghenies will be private. Arrangements by LAWRENCE T. MILLER FUNERAL HOME, INC., Bellevue.

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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2016.
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January 7, 2016
To Sweeney Family,
Sorry for your loss have my deepest sympathy my prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Beverly Lichauer
January 6, 2016
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Larry and Ida Beer
January 6, 2016
My thoughts are with the Sweeney Family at this sad time. I am so sorry.
Anne Hartigan
January 6, 2016
Tim & Family,
We are so sorry to hear about your dad, especially since we just saw him a few days beforehand.
Know that all of you are in our prayers. If there is anything we can do to help, Please know we are here.
Ann & Darrell Pavlis
January 6, 2016
A gentle soul, a loving heart, the definition of a "Good Man" through and through. Jim will be dearly missed and fondly remembered. Prayers for his soul and for all the family at this time.
Tom Nypaver and Family
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