Edward J. Sweeney, 78

OSWEGO, NY – Edward J. Sweeney, 78, a resident of Route 48 in Oswego, passed away Monday October 13, 2014, at his home.

Edward J. Sweeney
Edward J. Sweeney

Mr. Sweeney was born in Oswego, the son of the late Mortimer and Rose (Regan) Sweeney.

He was a life resident of the Oswego-Fulton area.

He was a veteran of the US Marine Corps.

Prior to his retirement, he was the owner of the Bowen’s Corner General Store in the town of Granby.

He had previously worked at the Miller Brewing Co. in Fulton and the Breneman-Hartshorn factory in Oswego.

He was a former communicant of Holy Family Church in Fulton and was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus.

Mr. Sweeney enjoyed gardening, and other outdoor work. He was an enthusiastic cook, baker and card player.

He is survived by his sister, Phyllis Vandish of Mexico, NY; his grandson, Ethan Charles Anna of Cicero; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his daughter, Amanda Anna, who died in 2012; a brother, Fred Sweeney; and a sister, Ann Wallace.

A memorial mass will be held at a time to be announced.

There will be no calling hours.

Memorial contributions can be made to Catholic Charities of Oswego County, 365 W. First St., Fulton, NY 13069.

Arrangements are in care of the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, Oswego.