Brehon R Sweeny Sr. obituary 1942~2022


Mr. Brehon R Sweeny Sr., 79, of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Brehon R Sweeny Sr.
Brehon R Sweeny Sr.

Born December 26, 1942, in Wilmington, DE, he was the son of the late Grant and Margaret (Abrams) Sweeny.

He and his wife of nearly 51 years, Mrs. Ruth (Foster) Sweeny were married August 6, 1971.

Brehon was a free spirit living life on his own terms. He loved to spend time with his family and friends, especially his grandkids.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Lonnie (Michelle) Sweeny of Waynesboro, Bobbie Jo (Tony) Reese of Fayetteville, Shelon Grove of Williamsport, MD, & Brehon Jr. (Janet) Sweeny of Hagerstown, MD; 7 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; siblings: Grant Sweeny, Leonard Britz and Joey Britz.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings David Britz and Charlotte Fiorelli.

Services will be private and held at convenience of the family.

He will be laid to rest at Saint Andrew Cemetery in Waynesboro.

Online condolences can be expressed at the funeral home’s website.

Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro is handling to arrangements.