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Gerard William Sweeney


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Gerard William Sweeney Obituary
Gerard William Sweeney ELIZAVILLE- Gerard William Sweeney, 93, of Elizaville, N.Y., and a former Wantagh and Elmhurst, N.Y., resident passed away on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at the Livingston Hills Nursing Center in Livingston, N.Y. Born on Sept. 24, 1924, in Elmhurst, N.Y.; he was the son of the late Eugene Michael and Regina (Blank) Sweeney. Gerard married Arlene Veronica Bradley on Oct. 2, 1948 at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Elmhurst, N.Y. Arlene survives at home in Elizaville. For 45 years, he worked as a Field Service Engineer with the Sperry Gyroscope Corp/UNISYS in Lake Success, N.Y. After which he retired in the home he built, he enjoyed travel, golf, and his family. In addition to his loving wife of nearly 70 years, Gerard is survived by his children, Kathleen Regina (Alfred) Molinari of Colorado Springs, Colo., Christine Ann (Nickolas) Spagnolo of Mineola, N.Y., Brian James (Theresa) Sweeney of Wantagh, N.Y., Dennis Paul (Tanya) Sweeney of San Diego, Calif., and Michael Patrick (Anne) Sweeney of Levittown, N.Y.; a loving brother, Raymond Eugene (Bobbi) Sweeney of Elizaville, N.Y.; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; along with numerous extended family and friends. Two sons, Eugene Michael Sweeney, and Gerard Edward Sweeney, predeceased him. Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes on Friday, July 13, 2018, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at St. Christopher’s Church, Red Hook, N.Y. Burial will be at St. Sylvia’s Cemetery, Tivoli. Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 7461 S. Broadway, Red Hook, N.Y. For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.
Published in the Daily Freeman on July 12, 2018
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