On May 18th 2021, Mark Lawrence Sweeney of Mattapoisett, formerly of Easton and Newton passed away at the age of 73 after a hard-fought battle with cancer. Beloved husband of 50 years to Annette (Colantonio) Sweeney. Devoted Father of Jonathan T Sweeney and wife Valerie of Swampscott and Andrew L Sweeney and wife Caitlin of Milton. Dear Brother of William J Sweeney and wife Leslie of Mattapoisett, Paul L Sweeney and wife Kathleen of Hopkinton, Margaret Snyder of Virginia, Susan Stalnaker and husband Charles of Oregon, and Sister-in-laws Carol Sweeney of Clinton and Barbara Kelly of Marshfield. Predeceased by his Parents William J & Virginia (Adler) Sweeney, siblings Judith McKie, and David M Sweeney. Cherished grandfather of Jake, Brooke, Avery, Maeve, and Claire as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Mark loved his wife Annette dearly. He enjoyed traveling to Florida with her to watch Spring Training baseball and was an avid Boston sports fan. Mark also loved the game of golf. He enjoyed his regular weekly outings with his many friends at Acushnet River Valley and Olde Scotland Links. Most of all, Mark cherished time with his family and grandchildren. “Grandpa” was loving and playful, and always supportively attended sports games and events.
A lifetime Salesperson, he was the quintessential “Road Warrior”, often logging over 1000 miles a week in his car. After 31 years, Mark retired from Webster Printing in July 2020. Mark will always be remembered as one to put a smile on people’s faces with his positive nature, good humor, and easygoing disposition. He will truly be missed.
Visitation will be held from 2-5PM on Sunday May 23rd at Andrew Magni & Sons Funeral Home 365 Watertown St. Newton, MA. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30AM on Monday May 24th at Our Lady Help of Christians at 573 Washington St, Newton MA. The mass service will also be offered virtually. Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery in Waltham.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Lung Association or Golf Fights Cancer in Mark’s name.
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