Edward Sweezey, 77, of St Petersburg, FL died on Thursday February 2, 2012 at Bay Front Hospital, St Petersburg, FL. Mr Sweezey was born, raised and educated in Roxbury, MA and was a graduate of Goffstown, New Hampshire High School. He served with The US Air Force as an airman for 4 years during The Korean War and also served with The US Army Reserve for 22 years as a Staff Sgt. He worked with Local # 7 as an iron worker for 18 years. Ed was a member of the Improved Order of Redmen, Saggahew Tribe, # 60 of Methuen and also a member of The Degree of Pochontas, #66 of Methuen. He was a member of The Derry-Salem Elks, 2226 and a member of The Masonic Lodge, Alton, NH. And was a member of The American Legion, St. Petersburg, FL.
He leaves his beloved wife, Lillian Sweezey of St Petersburg, FL and his daughters, Desiree and her husband, Frank Gallo of Methuen, Nadine and her husband, James Glass of Plymouth, MA, Chrissy-Ann Waite of Gilmington, NH, Ginni Meehan of Stratham, NH, Nancy Bennett of Methuen and Barbara and her husband, Thomas Hamilton of Hudson, NH. Ed leaves his brother, Joseph and his wife Carmen Sweezey of Virginia and several grandchildren and great grandchildren and nieces, nephews and cousins.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours will be on Wednesday February 8, 2012 from 5 to 7 pm at The Charles F. Dewhirst Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. To send an online condolence, please visit, www.dewhirstfuneral.com.