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Thomas J. Sweeney

September 11, 1953 ~ March 7, 2021 (age 67)


NORTH GREENBUSH – Thomas J. Sweeney, 67, passed away on Sunday, March 07, 2021 at Samaritan Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Troy and was the son of the late Thomas L. and Eleanor Manory Sweeney. Tom was a graduate of Troy High School and SUNY @ Plattsburgh. He was an accomplished wine and spirits professional with a passion for Burgundy wines. Tom began with Wine Merchants and grew with several major distributors throughout his 45 year career. He had trained extensively around the world, always eager to share his expertise. Tom was a serious history buff and a big fan of Notre Dame football and all New York sports teams. He enjoyed traveling and an occasional debate with his family and friends.

Tom is the beloved husband of 41 years to Mary Ann (Mern) Deeb Sweeney. He is the brother of Mark (Susan) Sweeney and the late Mary Agnes Sweeney. Tom is the brother-in-law of Joseph (Rosemary) Deeb. He is the cherished uncle of Brendan, Moira and Kieran Sweeney; Kellie (Shawn) Seabury, Joseph Deeb Jr., Albert (Tori) Deeb and Stephanie (Matt) Maes. Tom is also survived by many extended nieces nephews, cousins, colleagues and friends.

Tom’s family is most grateful to the kind and caring professionals at Fresinius Care, St. Peter’s Vascular Group, Eileen Hogan NP,  Dr. Mandani, Dr. Ginsberg and Dr. Kilwaja.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Tom’s family on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at St. Michael the Archangel Church 175 Williams Rd. Troy. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:00 am at St. Michael’s Church. Interment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Troy. Memorial contributions may be made to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or Ronald McDonald House, 139, So. Lake Ave., Albany, NY 12208. To leave a message of condolence for the family, visit

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March 11, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
St. Michael the Archangel Church
175 Williams Rd.
Troy, NY 12180

Mass of Christian Burial
March 12, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Michael the Archangel Church
175 Williams Rd.
Troy, NY 12180

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