Thomas F. Sweeney, 87, of North Ferrisburgh


NORTH FERRISBURGH — Thomas Francis Sweeney, 87, of North Ferrisburgh, Vt., passed away peacefully on April 23, 2024, at home in the company of his family.

Tom was born in 1937 in Waterbury, Conn., and graduated from the University of Vermont in 1959. He worked for 30 years in management for New England Telephone/NYNEX until retiring early to enjoy life.

Tom was an active person and enjoyed all manners of outdoor life in Vermont. He particularly enjoyed duck hunting, fishing and boating on Lake Champlain, and cross-country skiing most often at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe.

Tom is survived by his wife, Karen; his children, Kerry and her husband Brian Ashburner, Tom (TP) and his wife Kim Vincent, and Megeen and her partner Newt Scatchard; as well as his five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

The family would like to thank Addison County Home Health Hospice for their care and support through the last few weeks of Tom’s life.

A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 3, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, located at 2894 Spear Street in Charlotte, Vt. ◊


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