Dennis C. McSweeney

March 19, 1937- February 12, 2021

Visitation-Monday February 15, 2021

2pm – 6pm

Funeral Mass- Tuesday February 16, 2021

9:45 am

Saint Raymond RC Church

263 Atlantic Avenue

East Rockaway, New York 11518

Interment- Resurrection Cemetery

Staten Island, New York

Dennis McSweeney was born on March 19th, 1937 in Brooklyn, NY. He married Maureen Hughes of Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland in 1962. They had 4 children. They moved to Staten Island in 1964 where they raised their family. Dennis enjoyed a 35-year career with the New York City Fire Department where he retired as a Battalion Chief from Engine 152/Battalion 21. Dennis was an active member of his community in Annadale, Staten Island. He enjoyed participating in sports along with attending his children’s many activities. He was a member of the Staten Island Swim Club, Ancient Order of Hibernians, The Elks, The Moose Lodge, The Retired Fire Chief’s Organization, and The Swagman. He enjoyed spending time in East Durham, NY in The Catskill Mountains. Dennis was a season ticket holder for the NY Giants football team. He was also an avid Mets fan.

Dennis met and married Katherine Murphy McNulty in 1992 and two additional children, Keren and Kevin, were added to the family. Dennis then relocated to Long Island, NY. Dennis and Kathy enjoyed their time together travelling extensively and attending all the weddings of their children and spending time with their grandchildren. They both retired and spent the winter months golfing in Florida.

Dennis was predeceased by his parents, Timothy (Walter) and Eleanor McSweeney, his 1st wife Maureen Hughes McSweeney and their son Timothy Patrick McSweeney (FDNY). Dennis’ surviving family include, his sister Claire O’Connor and her husband Eddie, Ann and her husband James McLaughlin, Erin and her husband Thomas Eagers, Patricia and her husband Charles Friscia, Keren and her husband Karim Hindi, Kevin and his wife Maureen McNulty, his daughter-in-law Debbie McSweeney-Johnson, many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, brother and sister-in laws and cousins. Dennis was a family man and was adored and loved by his family and friends, he will truly be missed.

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