John « Jack » W. Sweeney
It is with sadness we announce the
passing of John « Jack » William
Sweeney, age 77, of West Amherst, formerly of
Springhill, NS. Jack passed away on Monday, June 3, 2019 at
Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre.
Born in Springhill, NS, he was a son of
the late John and Joan (Littler) Sweeney. Following his
father’s passing during World War II, he was raised by his
step-father, the late Maurice Wilson.
Jack moved to Ontario very young, and
met his wife of 54 years Donna. They returned to Amherst in
1991. Jack loved life in Ontario, and they often returned
for a visit with family and friends. He loved being
outdoors, spending time fishing or hunting.
He will be dearly missed by his wife
Donna (Carter) Sweeney, West Amherst, NS; his children, John (Leona
Fournier), Midland, ON, Dawn Sweeney (Brian Weeks), Mississauga, ON,
and Daniel (Debbie Daly), Beaverton, ON; 8 grandchildren; Troy,
Ashley, Natasha, Bethany, Megan, Brittany, John and Amber; 4 great
grandchildren; Joanne Rivers, Mississauga, ON; Sandra, Billy,
Elizabeth, Darlene, Tommy, and Grant.
He was predeceased by his daughter Tina
Lee Sweeney, as well as siblings, Susan, Robert, David and
Arrangements are under the care and
guidance of the Jones Family Funeral
Centre, 70 Church Street, Amherst, NS, where visiting
hours will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 1 pm until 2 pm,
followed immediately at 2 pm with his funeral service.
Cremation will take place following the funeral service, and
internment will be in the Christ Church Cemetery at a later
Donations in memory of Jack may be made
to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, or the charity of your
Sharing of memories and condolences may
be sent to the family by visiting Jack’s online memorial at
www.jonesfamilyfuneralcentre.ca or through the Jones Family
Funeral Centre Facebook Page.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de John Jack W Sweeney 19412019..
Décès pour la Ville: Amherst, Province: Nova Scotia