Den­nis F. McSweeney

Woonsocket Call - - Region/obituaries -

NORTH SMITH­FIELD — Den­nis F. McSweeney, 85, passed away on July 28, 2017, at the Miriam Hos­pi­tal in Prov­i­dence.

He was the de­voted hus­band of the late Made­line (Mel­nyk) McSweeney, he was born in Prov­i­dence, son of the late Den­nis & Winifred (McDonough) McSweeney.

Den­nis worked at the R.I. De­part­ment of Health as a pro­gram plan­ner, from where he re­tired. He grad­u­ated from La Salle Academy and then joined the Army dur­ing the Korean War. When he re­turned he at­tended Prov­i­dence Col­lege, grad­u­at­ing in 1956 with a busi­ness de­gree.

He is sur­vived by his chil­dren, Den­nis R. McSweeney of North Smith­field, Jus­tine Ma­ciel and Melissa Wil­son, both of Florida; grand­chil­dren, Blake, Alexan­dra, Maxwell and Chelsea; and one great-grand­daugh­ter, Harper.

He was pre­ceded in death by his sis­ter, Pa­tri­cia Lynch.

His fu­neral will be held Tues­day at 10 a.m. from the Keene-Brown Fu­neral Home, 445 Greenville Road, with a Mass of Chris­tian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. John's Church in Slatersville. Burial will fol­low in the parish ceme­tery. Call­ing hours will be Mon­day from 5 to 8 p.m. www.brown­fu­ner­al­homes.com

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