Retired Master Sergeant Robert E. Sweeney Jr. passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012, at his home in Green Valley, Arizona. Born November 15, 1930, in Newfield, Maine, he was 82 years old. Mr. Sweeney served five years in the U.S. Navy and fifteen years in the U.S. Air Force. Additionally, he worked ten years at Sprague Electric Company in Sanford, Maine before retiring to Green Valley. He is predeceased by two sisters, Louise and Marie; as well as survived by his three daughters, Jacqueline Rowland, Sandra Brower, and Cynthia Sweeney; four sons, Joseph, Steven, Jeffery, and Jason; nineteen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Private funeral services were held at Green Valley Mortuary & Cemetery in Sahuarita, Arizona on December 28, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Air Force Aid Society, 241 18th Street S., Suite 202, Arlington, VA 22202.
Retired Master Sergeant Sweeney