Paul V. McSweeney, age 71

of Quincy

Paul V. McSweeney, age 71

Paul V. McSweeney, age 71, of Quincy, died peacefully, Friday, April 29, 2022 in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Paul was born and raised in Dorchester, to the late Philip and Anne (McElaney) McSweeney. He was raised in Saint Matthew’s Parish, Dorchester, and was a graduate of the Boston Latin School, Class of 1968. He attended Northeastern University. He lived and raised his family in Quincy for forty-eight years.

Paul was employed as a custodian for the Quincy Public Schools for eighteen years and was a member of Local 1911. Prior to that, he was employed as a machinist for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority for twenty-nine years and was a member of Local 264.

Paul was a sportsman who enjoyed recreational shooting, duck hunting, and fishing. He was a lifetime member of the Braintree Rifle and Pistol Club and a member of Ducks Unlimited, a wetlands and waterfowl conservation group.

Beloved husband for forty-eight years of Catherine A. (Trubiano) McSweeney.

Devoted father of Marianne O’Brien and her husband Terry of Wrentham, Matthew McSweeney and his wife Sarah of Quincy, Kara Falise and her husband Jamie of Medford.

Loving grandfather of Caitlin and Turlough, Shea and Cullen, Samuel and Estelle.

Dear brother of Philip McSweeney and his wife Jean of Maine, David McSweeney of Bridgewater and his late wife Aldonna, Ann McSweeney, Marilyn Leardo and her husband Richard, all of Walpole, Denis McSweeney and his wife Celeste of Maine, and the late Michael McSweeney and his surviving wife Jane of Dedham.

Cherished longtime in-law of the extended Trubiano family and also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends.

Visiting hours will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Tuesday, May 3, from 4 – 7 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint Joseph’s Church, 550 Washington Street, Quincy, on Wednesday, May 4, at 12:30 p.m. Paul’s interment will take place privately at a later date at Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Paul’s memory may be made to the Saint Joseph’s Food Pantry, c/o 556 Washington Street, Quincy, MA 02169.


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  • Paul ‘s memories will stay in your hearts forever, Paul will be missed by his family and so many friends he’s made throughout the years. My very sincere sympathy to Cathy and Pauls family and kids. R. I. P. , “Thanks for the memories”.

  • With deepest sympathy to Cathy and family. Paul was a great man and I was so sorry to hear. Thinking of you all at this time.

  • Though we met the Trubiano family and all the in-laws for a few years, we would like to extend our deepest sympathy to all during these difficult days. May he Rest in Peace in God’s hands.

  • RIP my brother!! You were one of the good guys!! You will be missed!!

  • Such a caring soul. He will be missed by many.

  • Such a kind gentle man. He will be missed by many. Thinking of your family.

  • To the McSweeney family, my deepest sympathy for your loss. May you have wonderful memories to help you through this difficult time.

  • Marianne & family, I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope all your happy memories of your dad can be of some comfort at this sad time. Sending you all prayers of healing.

  • Although a passing is always difficult, it also brings peace. May peace surround all family members and friends of this wonderful man. Paul was simply one of the best. A caring, kind and gentle man. His will be missed. RIP dear Paul.

  • Kara,

    Sorry to hear about your father’s passing. My condolences to you and your family.

  • Marianne and Family,
    Sorry for the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Our family would like to extend condolences to the family. May you all find some peace and comfort in all the memories made and shared. May He rest in peace happy, healthy and whole in the arms of our Father in heaven. May you know that he will be keeping watch and listening and you can speak to him from within your heart. God Bless. Dottie & Wayne Lewis and family

  • Our deepest condolence to Cathy , Marianne, Kara & Matt & families & extended family , we were so saddened when we received the sad News of Paul’s passing. We had the pleasure of meeting Paul when we travelled from Ireland to Boston for Terry & Marianne wedding we will never forget Paul for the beautiful welcome he & Cathy gave us . Paul had a beautiful gentle kind nature with a great sence of humour his memory will stay with us always & forever . Rest in peace Paul 🙏 . 💔

  • Deepest sympathies.I worked with Paul at the school department. He was kind and caring He will be missed by many

  • Our deepest sympathy to Cathy & Family on the passing of Paul. We have fond memories of meeting Paul when we travelled to Boston for Terry & Marianne wedding. Paul & Cathy were so kind to us may Paul rest in peace .🙏

  • Our deepest sympathy To Cathy & family on the loss of Paul . We had the pleasure of meeting Paul when we attended the wedding of Terry & Marianne. Paul & Cathy & Family gave us all a great welcome to there home .We will remember Paul for his kindness may he rest in peace.