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Sandra J. (Forkey) Sweeney

December 27, 1947 ~ September 21, 2021 (age 73)

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Obituary

Sandra J. Sweeney, 73, died peacefully on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Springfield to the late Earl and Helen (Jarvis) Forkey, she was a faithful communicant of St. Elizabeth Parish. Sandy worked alongside her husband at Sweeney Transportation in Chicopee, as Manager, for 28 years until her retirement. She is survived by her beloved husband of 32 years Martin Sweeney, their three children; Todd Burke and his wife Deborah, Mark Sweeney and his wife Mary and Kathleen Sweeney, two sisters; Betty Colby and Phyllis Kerstetter, eight grandchildren; Maegan, Amanda, Marissa, Caroline, Elizabeth, James, Matthew and Anthony and four great grandchildren; Mackenzie, Delaney, Saela and Varian. Sandy was predeceased by her brother Earl Forkey and sister Joan Ramos. Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 26th from 3-6 PM at Wilbraham Funeral Home, 2551 Boston Rd., Wilbraham. Funeral will be Monday at 9AM from Wilbraham Funeral Home to a Funeral Mass at 10 AM at St. Elizabeth Church. Burial will follow in Island Pond Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Church, 191 Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA 01056.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
September 26, 2021

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Wilbraham Funeral Home
2551 Boston Road
Wilbraham, MA 01095

Pre-funeral gathering
Monday
September 27, 2021

9:00 AM
Wilbraham Funeral Home
2551 Boston Road
Wilbraham, MA 01095

Funeral Mass
Monday
September 27, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Elizabeth's Church
181 Hubbard Street
Ludlow,

Burial
Monday
September 27, 2021

11:15 AM
Island Pond Cemetery
Center Street
Ludlow, MA 01056

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