Paul "Joe" Sweeney

Obituary of Paul "Joe" F. Sweeney

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Paul F. “Joe” Sweeney, 81, of Cicero, died on Saturday, July 9, 2022 after a 5 year struggle with a dementia related illness.
He graduated from the Assumption Catholic Academy in 1958 and served in the Army Reserves from 1963-1970.  He owned and operated Sweeney’s Auto Repair in Mattydale for 55 years.  He was admired by his loyal customers for his honesty and caring ways.  He was a loving parent and a great provider.  As a communicant of St. Margaret’s Church, Joe volunteered as an usher, served on the School Board and worked BINGO.  He was a man of great faith.
He was pre-deceased by his brothers: Jerry and Dick, and a sister Judy Stuhler.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years: Mary Janet Sweeney; 3 sons: Christopher (Jessica),  Stephen, Paul; a daughter: Colleen (Craig) Dillenbeck; 7 grandchildren; a great grandson; 3 brothers: John, Denny (Linda), Leo; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass will be held at 10am on Friday in St. Margaret’s Church with entombment to follow in Woodlawn Mausoleum.  Calling hours will be Thursday, July 14 from 5-7 pm at Frasier-Shepardson Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Assumption Church, Food Pantry and Soup Kitchen, 812 N. Salina St., Syracuse 13208 (
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Calling Hours

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Frasier-Shepardson Funeral Home
1217 N. Salina Street
Syracuse, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Friday, July 15, 2022
Saint Margaret's Church
203 Roxboro Road
Mattydale, New York, United States


11:30 am
Friday, July 15, 2022
Woodlawn Cemetery Mausoleum
800 Grant Boulevard
Syracuse, New York, United States
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