Donald A. Sweeney

Windsor, Vt. — Donald A. Sweeney, 82, of Windsor passed away Tuesday morning, Jan. 1, 2013, at home after a long illness. He was the son of Alfred and Alice (Hunt) Sweeney. He married Leona (Pierce) Sweeney in July 1949.

In addition to his loving wife, he leaves two daughters, Donna and husband, Dennis Sweeney and Shelley Sweeney. He also leaves three grandchildren, Kevin and wife, Kim Sweeney, Keith and wife, Erin Sweeney and Kelly and husband, Paul LaBarre; and seven great-grandchildren, Kyle, Miranda and Madison Sweeney, Kolin LaBarre, Kaleb and Brody Sweeney and Trevor McCullough. He leaves three sisters, Ann and husband, Roland Gregoire, Barbra Sweeney and Janice Hess; and many nieces and nephews.

He attended Hardwick High School and worked at Jones & Lamson as a Turret Lathe operator for 39 years.

As per his request, there will be no visiting hours or funeral services. For those wishing, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105 or visit their website at or to Bayada Hospice, PO Box 1590, Norwich, Vt. 05055 or visit their website at