JOBIT: Sweeney, Walter Francis Jr. [MC1965 RIP] on 2017-Aug-07



Walter Francis Sweeney Jr., 74, of Boulder, Colo., formerly of Staten Island, N.Y., passed away on Aug. 7, 2017, in Boulder.

Walter was born on May 5, 1943, in Tampa, Fla., to Walter and Jennie (DeFazio) Sweeney. He graduated from Saint Peter’s High School and Manhattan College and earned a law degree from NYU Law School.

In 1986, Walter was ordained a deacon from Saint Joseph Seminary in New York. He worked at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church in Staten Island.

After moving to Boulder in 2004, Walter worked at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church and was an instructor in the deacon’s program for the Diocese of Denver.

Kathleen and Walter were married on Jan. 20, 1968, in Staten Island.

Walter is survived by his wife, Kathleen; children, Daniel, Christopher and Maureen; siblings, Warren and Ronald; and grandchildren, Sean, Santiago and Maya.Visitation and vigil will be on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church in Boulder. Mass of Christian Burial will be at the church at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14. To offer condolences, please visit

Memorial contributions may be made to Sisters of Charity of New York at Sisters of Charity Center, 6301 Riverdale Ave., Bronx, N.Y. 10471.

Greenwood & Myers Mortuary 2969 Baseline Rd. Boulder, Colo. 80303 (303) 440-3960

Published in Staten Island Advance on Aug. 13, 2017 


Sweeney, Walter Francis Jr. [MC???? RIP]

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Dear John,

       I believe that Walter is a member of the Class of 1965.

               May He Rest In Peace.


McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Sweeney, Walter Francis Jr. [MC1965 RIP] 

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