St. Albans - Terrance (Terry) John Sweeney, 73, died on June 15, 2019 after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Terry was born in Ilion, NY on July 21, 1945 the son of John and Arletta (Armstrong) Sweeney. Terry graduated from Ilion High school in 1964 and attended The University of Houston on an Athletic scholarship. He served in the US Army here and in Germany. Terry traveled extensively as a field representative and as a technical writer for G.E./Lockheed Martin.
Terry is survived by his sons, Kenneth & his wife Robin of Georgia, Kevin & his wife Wendy of Charlotte, as well as 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. He is also survived by his brothers Kenneth and John Jr. and his sister Deborah Tennant, all of NY, and by many nieces and nephews. Terry is also survived by Jeri Anderson, his girlfriend for the past 3 years. Also playing a large role in Terry and his children lives is their mother Christine Sweeney.
We would like to thank all the wonderful and loving nurses and staff at the McClure Miller Respite House. In lieu of flowers please forward donations to UVM McClure Miller Respite House, 3113 Roosevelt Highway, Colchester, VT 05446. A finer facility will be hard to find.
Services will be held at the Georgia Plain Baptist Church in Georgia Plains, VT on June 21, 2019 at 11 am. Burial will be in Ilion, NY at a later date.
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