Matthew J. SweeneyNovember 15, 2017
SWEENEY, Matthew J. of Dorchester, formerly of South Boston, on November 15, 2017. Beloved husband of Mary (Murphy) Sweeney. Loving son of the late Bernard & Fanny of South Boston. Devoted father of Mary Lou Sweeney of Weymouth, Dorothy & Thomas Woods of Milton, Sheila Sweeney of Milton, and Matthew & Jill Sweeney of Dorchester. Loving brother of Donald Sweeney & his wife Marie of Hyde Park, and the late Bernard & Betty Sweeney, John & Helen Sweeney, Eleanor & William Cornwell, Elaine & Edward "Red" McGuire, Robert & Claire Sweeney, William Sweeney, and Brian Sweeney. Caring brother-in-law of Lorraine Sweeney of Hingham and Sheila Sweeney of Quincy. Devoted grandfather to Jake Feeney of Milton, Connor & Ryan Sweeney of Dorchester, and his angel the late Christina Feeney of Milton. Admired and loved friend of Shawn Davis and Maryellen Palingo. Veteran Sgt. U.S. Army WWII. 37 year Boston Police Department Sgt. Active member of the John P. McKeon Post #146 AMVETS. Past member of the Emerald Society.
Visiting hours in the John J. O'Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) DORCHESTER, Sunday 2 to 6pm. Funeral Mass in St. Brendan Church Monday morning at 10 o'clock. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in Matthew's name to the Boys Club of South Boston or to the Homeless Veterans. Interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.