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Walter E. Sweeney Sr.
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Obituary for Walter E. Sweeney Sr.

Walter E. Sweeney, Sr. Age 87, Born into Eternal Life on June 21, 2018. Cherished husband of 61 years to Carroll (nee Alheim); Loving father of Mary Lynn (Gery) Gilbo, Janet (Dominic) DiStasio, Carroll Sweeney Vargas, Kelly (Rick Naon), Katie Mann, Walter, Jr. (Sue), and Michael (Kelly); Proud and adoring papa of Laura (Alan) Barrett, Michael (Kristen) Byrne, Stephen Byrne, Marie DiStasio, Sarah DiStasio, Nick DiStasio, Keleigh DiStasio, Adam Vargas, Veronica Vargas, Peter Vargas, Elizabeth Vargas, Cielo Vargas, Ricardo Naon, Adeline Naon, Shannon Chessor, Blake Mann, Brittany Mann, Jessica (Terry) Johnson, Walter III (Lauren) Sweeney, Shane Sweeney, Courtney Sweeney, Liam Sweeney, Quinn Sweeney, Maeve Sweeney, Aidan Sweeney; And great-grandfather of nine; Beloved son of the late Walter J. Sweeney and Veronica (nee Wollschield); Loving brother of Eileen (Les) Ewell, Ted (Mary Lu), late Jeanne, and the late Jack (Nancy (Marty) Gleason); Dear uncle and great uncle to many; Proud Alumnus of Leo H.S. (1948), "Facta Non Verba", and University of Notre Dame (1952); Walt proudly served as First Lieutenant in U.S Marine Corps stationed in Korea; Visitation Sunday 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Curley Funeral Home (Heeney-Laughlin Directors), 6116 W. 111th Street, Chicago Ridge; Family and friends will meet at St. Walter Church, 118th St. & Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60643 on Monday morning for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m.; Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery; In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Walter School Endowment Fund, 11722 S. Oakley Ave., Chicago, IL 60643 are most appreciated; Funeral Info 708-636-5500;

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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Curley Funeral Home

6116 West 111th Street
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415





10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
St. Walter Church

118th St. & Western Ave
Chicago, Illinois 60643

Family and friends to meet directly at St. Walter Church on Monday morning for 10:00 a.m. Mass;





11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery

6001 W 111th St,
Alsip, , IL 60803


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