On Jan. 14th, 1997, Frank J. Sweeda, Jr., surrounded by his loving family, was reunited with his loving and cherished daughter, Shelby Lynn.
He was born on November 25th, 1944 in Wilkes-Barre, PA, to Frank J. Sweeda, Sr. and Dena Tavarozzi Sweeda. He was raised and attended school in Tooele, Utah. Member of St. Marguerite's Catholic Church. He graduated from Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Frank retired from the Postal Service after 28 years of service. Also, the Army National Guard. He married Julianne Meyer, later divorced.Frank was a loving and caring man whose home he made welcome to many. He loved cooking, catering, and landscaping. Frank was Santa Claus to many children, an avid golfer, and enjoyed having his antique cars in the 4th of July and Homecoming Parades. Frank loved Notre Dame and the Utah Jazz.
Frank is survived by his wonderful son and daughter, Todd and Shanelle Sweeda; his parents, Frank and Dena Sweeda, his one and only special brother, Joe Sweeda (Tug), and three special nieces whom he adored and loved, Jodi, Laci, and Kali Sweeda. Also special Aunt Anne and Uncle John Pizzello, and many other aunts, uncles and cousins and friends.
Services for Frank will be held at St. Marguerite's Church, 15 South 7th Street, Tooele. Viewing will be held Friday, Jan. 17th, 1997, 6 to 8 p.m. with Rosary at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, January 18th, 1997 at 1 p.m., with one hour viewing prior to services.
This same day, January 18th, 1990, Shelby Lynn preceded her father in death. Frank, we will miss your sense of humor and heart of gold. You will be in our hearts forever. We love you dearly.
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