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Eugene Sweeney

Eugene F Sweeney

Friday, November 4th, 1938 - Wednesday, August 21st, 2019
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Mr. Eugene F. Sweeney passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at VITAS Hospice at Methodist Hospital, Philadelphia, PA. He was 80 years of age.

Gene was born and a life long resident of Philadelphia. He attended St Francis College in Loretto, PA and earned his BA in Philosophy in 1961. Prior to retirement, Gene was employed by the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission as an investigator for many years. He was an avid Hibernophile, loving everything to do with the Celtic culture. Gene enjoyed learning all throughout his life and was very widely read in history and political science.

Gene is the beloved husband of 43 years to Patricia F. (nee McMichael); dear brother of Maurice (Marycarol) Sweeney and the late Dennis Sweeney and dear uncle of Eugene, Dennis Michael, Ann, Catherine and Colleen.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation 1 PM and Memorial Mass 2 PM Sunday, September 29, 2019 at the Gloria Dei "Old Swedes" Episcopal Church, Columbus Boulevard and Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA

Entombment of his urn at Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA, will be private and at the convenience of Gene's family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Purrfect Paws Rescue, P.O. Box 363 Drexel Hill, PA 19026 or to VITAS Hospice, 1300 Wolf St 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19148 or to 916 S Swanson St, Philadelphia, PA 19147.

Services entrusted to Vincent Gangemi Funeral Home 215-467-3800
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Gloria Dei Old Swedes Episcopal Church
    Address
    916 S Swanson Street
    PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147
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  • Service

    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Sunday, September 29th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Gloria Dei Old Swedes Episcopal Church
    Address
    916 S Swanson Street
    PHILADELPHIA, PA 19147
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Gene we pray you are at peace. We were glad to spend time with you before your final chapter of a well lived life had been written. We will miss you.
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