Leonard Michael Sweeney, 73, of Glastonbury, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 11, 2019 in Manchester. “Len” was born on January, 14, 1946 in Hartford to the late Joseph and Julia (Scaglia) Sweeney and lived most of his life in Glastonbury. He was a proud Army combat veteran of the Vietnam War, serving as a forward observer in the 196th Light Infantry Brigade. Known to his friends and family as a gentle soul, Len always had a smile and kind word for everyone he met.
Len is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Galen and Nancy Sweeney of South Dartmouth MA, his brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Margaret Sweeney of Storrs, his brother Sean Zemzars of Willimantic, his sister Deborah Sweeney of Portland, his two grandchildren Ethan and Erin Sweeney, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his sister Marijo Sweeney.
The Sweeney family thanks the staff at Touchpoints at Manchester and Beacon Hospice for their compassionate care and support.
Services and burial are private at the convenience of the family.