Clipped From Asbury Park Press
JOSEPH SWEENEY FREEHOLD Joseph Sweeney, 79, of 100 Parker St., died yesterday at Jersey Shore Medical Center, Neptune. He was born in Philadelphia and lived here for 55 years. Mr. Sweeney retired 12 years ago after 40 years as a rug weaver at the former A.&M. Karagheusian Rug Mill, here, and was a member of the company's Quarter Century Club. He was a past president of Local 26, Textile Workers of America, here. Mr. Sweeney was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church and was a former member of the church choir. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Cummings; and six daughters, Mrs. George Powell, Mrs. F. Charles Aumock, Mrs. James Barkalow, and Mrs. George Klefchinsky, all here; Mrs. Thomas Staples, Howell Township, and Mrs. Peter Bosko, Lakewood. Also surviving are six sisters, Mrs. George Klitch, Mrs. Daniel McGlynn, Mrs. James Connell, Mrs. James McGlynn, ' Mrs. Michael Flaherty, and Mrs. Maurice Mc-Goldrick, all of Philadelphia; and a brother, Edward, also of Philadelphia. The Jaems F. Higgins Memorial Home is in charge of arrangements.