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Gary Paul Sweeney

July 29, 1942 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 78)

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Gary Paul Sweeney, age 78, of Level Green, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 in the Forbes Regional Hospital, Monroeville.  Gary was born on July 29, 1942 in Brooklyn, NY the son of the late Wallace and Katherine (McWalter) Sweeney.  Gary was a veteran of the US Army during the Vietnam War.  Gary was a retired electrical engineer with Hewlett-Packard/Agilent Technologies/Phillips.  He served his community by being a member and volunteer of the Level Green Fire Department for almost 50 years of service, he was a longtime supporter of the American Red Cross, the Westmoreland County Food Bank and he graciously donated his platelets on a regular basis.  Gary helped anyone who asked.  He helped numerous neighbors and friends with home maintenance and repairs.  He passed his love of animals onto his children and grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his sister, Catherine Styles.  Gary is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia (Huntley) Sweeney; his children Shawn Sweeney of Level Green, Darren Sweeney (Lisa) of Rocky River, OH and Ryan Sweeney (Laurie Beth) of Columbus, OH; his grandchildren Margaret, William, John’Tay and Tyasia.  At Gary’s request there will be no visitation or services.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donating to the “Gary Sweeney Level Green Volunteer Fire Department Legacy Fund” at: The John M. Dobrinick Funeral Home Inc. Trafford 702 7th Street (State Rt. 130) Trafford (412) 372-3111 is assisting the family with arrangements.

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536 State Route 130, Level Green PA 15085

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