Joseph Sweeney Businessman/Politician, Father, Husband, Friend Formerly of Everett

Joe Sweeney died on November 4, 2022.
Mr. Sweeney was a major force when he was a young man in Everett coming of age and
long after.

Leader Herald Staff

Joe Sweeney loved growing up in this city. He came of age here. He made and kept lifelong friends here. For about 30 years, he was in business here and was a successful politician.

When the time came for a change, he moved to Milton and kept a home in Yarmouth on the Cape.

He died at home surrounded by family in Yarmouth two weeks ago.

He was 80.

A family friend, Alison Veres, summed up Mr. Sweeney’s personality and sense of humor after recalling what he said to her when she visited him shortly before he died.

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Margaret “Peg” Mitton

Margaret “Peg” Mitton July 2, 1927 ~ October 23, 2022 (age 95).She was predeceased by her devoted husband of 60 years, Robert “Bob” Mitton.

Peg was the loving mother of Margaret Stanioski and her husband John of Newbury, Kathleen Larcano and her husband Joseph of Medford, Robert Mitton and his wife Susan of Beverly, Stephen Mitton and his wife Theresa of Ipswich, Maureen Fielding and her husband Brian of East Greenwich, RI and John Mitton and his wife Lynne of North Reading.

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JACK ROTTENBERG, 93

Jack Rottenberg died peacefully at the Life Care Center in Stoneham on October 3rd at the age of 93. Jack was born and raised in Everett and was a Veteran of the US Army and a world traveler. He worked for the Sanitation Department for the City of Everett until his retirement and was a lifelong member of the Revere Elks Lodge.

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