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A Wetzel and Son Obituary for:
Lawrence J. Sweeney
November 28, 1948 - June 5, 2019

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Funeral Home - Wetzel and Son Funeral Home - 501 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-659-0911 - Map
Clergy - Queen of Peace Church - 820 North Hills Avenue, Ardsley, PA 19038 - 215-887-1838 - Map
Cemetery - George Washington Memorial Park - 80 Stenton Avenue, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 - 610-828-1417 - Map
Family Florist - Kremp Florist - 220 Davisville Road, Willow Grove, PA 19090 - 215-657-6700 - Map
Donation - Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. - 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047 - 404-935-6444 - Map
Donation - Catholic Charities Appeal - The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia - 100 North 20th Street, Suite 301, Philadelphia, PA 19103 - 215-587-5650 - Map

Lawrence J. Sweeney of Glenside, Pennsylvania died Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Power Back Rehabilitation. He was 70 years old. Lawrence was born November 28, 1948 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, son of the late Edward J. Sweeney and the late Mary Jane Sweeney (nee - Greenhalgh). He is the beloved husband of Dolores P. Sweeney (nee - Dodel); father of Joseph E. Sweeney and his wife Devin and Andrew T. Sweeney and his wife Ilea; grandfather of Rose Marie and Thomas Joseph Sweeney and Luke and Nora Sweeney; brother of Edward J. Sweeney, M. Claire Valleta, Peter F. Sweeney, Daniel G. Sweeney, Miriam Gill, the late Anne Marie Chunko, the late John M. Sweeney, and the late Thomas N. Sweeney.

Lawrence was born in Philadelphia and raised and educated in Ambler. He was a graduate of St. Anthony’s Catholic School and St. Matthew’s High School, and pursued higher education achieving an Associate’s Degree from Montgomery County Community College and later Temple University. Larry retired from L3 Communication after nearly 30 years with the company. In his free time, he was an avid fisherman, Eagles fan, and collector of radios.

Relatives and friends were invited to his visitation on Monday, June 10, 2019 from 9:30 A.M. and Funeral Mass at 10:30 A.M. at Queen of Peace Church, 820 North Hills Avenue, Ardsley, PA 19038. His graveside service followed at the George Washington Memorial Park, 80 Stenton Avenue, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462.

Religious services were conducted by Rev. Lawrence F. Crehan from Queen of Peace Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc., 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047 or Catholic Charities Appeal - The Catholic Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, 100 North 20th Street, Suite 301, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

Family flowers arranged by Kremp Florist 215-657-6700.

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