Ernest F. Sweeney

April 28, 1921July 20, 2013

Ernest F. "Ernie/Gus” Sweeney, 92, of Johnston passed away July 20, 2013. He was the husband of the late Constance "Connie" C. (LeBer) Sweeney who passed away April 3, 2013. Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Thomas and Edith (Ayers) Sweeney. Ernie was an Engineer for N.E. Telephone for 35 years before retiring. He was a WW II Army Veteran, a member of the 243rd Field Artillery Battalion and an avid New York Yankee fan, much to the chagrin of the rest of his family. He loved to travel and spend time with family and friends. He will be missed by all. He was the father of Michele Hiltunen and her husband Robert and Patricia Beckerman and her husband Brian; loving grandfather of Devin Hiltunen and brother of the late Thomas Sweeney and Edith Waldraff. His funeral with visitation will be held Wednesday between 11:00am – 12:00 pm in the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence, followed by a service in the funeral home at 12:00 pm. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Ann Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 146 Clifford Street, Providence, RI 02903.


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July 24, 2013

Hi Pattie & Michele, I will always remember Uncle Ernie's wonderful sense of humor-remembering all his funny stories still brings a smile to my face.. He & Aunt Connie were very fortunate to receive all the wonderful care both of you gave them over the many years.Now they are together and can rest in peace.
Nadine, Guy, Ursula & Nicole

The Staff of Romano Funeral Home

July 24, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences at this difficult time.

dorothy stevenson

July 23, 2013

so sorry for your lost of your father, always remember the memories that you shared together as a family
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Mike Semenock

July 22, 2013

Ny condolences to Ernie's family. I always enjoyed visiting with him at the 243rd FA Bn reunions. A fine man who will survive in many fond memories.