Alexander A. Sweenie, Jr, 91, husband of Lillian M. (Turner) Sweenie
of Masconomet Road, Ipswich, died Monday May 14, 2012, in his home
following his long illness.
Gateshead, England December 30, 1920, son of the late Alexander and
Sarah (Thompson) Sweenie, he emmigrated to New York City at the age
of seven with his parents. His family moved to Ipswich when he was
fourteen, and lived on Labor-in-Vain Road. He was a 1939 graduate of
Ipswich High School and received a BS in Accounting from
Northeastern University. Mr. Sweenie was employed as an auditor for
Defense Contract Audit Agency of Boston, from which he retired in
He was a
member of the John T. Heard Masonic Lodge, AF & AM of Ipswich and
the Ascension Memorial Church where he served as a Senior Warden.
to his wife of sixty-one years, he is survived by his son David Sweenie. He
was the brother of the late George Sweenie, formerly of Nashua, NH.
service will be held 10:30 am Thursday, May 17, graveside in the New
Highland Cemetery, Ipswich. Family and friends are respectfully
welcomed. Arrangements are by the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home of
Ipswich. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may
be made to Beacon Hospice, Inc, 529 Main Street, Suite 101,
Charlestown, MA 02129.