Joseph M. Sweeney

Joseph M. Sweeney, age 30, of Schenectady, formerly of Ephratah, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at Ellis Hospital, Schenectady.

He was born on September 1, 1982, in Gloversville.

He was a graduate of Johnstown High School in 2001.

Mr. Sweeney was employed as a construction worker for local companies.

He was a member of the Ephratah Rod & Gun Club.

Survivors include his father, James Sweeney and his mother, Judiann Sweeney; two sons, Joseph M. Sweeney Jr. and Ryker A. Sweeney and their mother, Destiny George; his companion, Brianna Perisco; three brothers, Donald F. Sweeney, James P. Sweeney and Matthew Sweeney; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

He also has a child to be born soon.

Joe was predeceased by a son, Charlie Sweeney.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, July 27, at 4 p.m. at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home Inc., 215 East Main Street, Johnstown.

Visitation for friends and family will be on Saturday prior to the service from noon until 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Cremation will follow at Vale Crematory, Schenectady.

Memorial contributions in his memory may be made to the Ephratah Rod & Gun Club.

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