Donald Clayton Sweeney
Last updated 2/6/2020 at 11:37am
On Jan. 17, 2020, Don passed away surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 31, 1937 in Somerville, Massachusetts to James and Virginia (Sousa) Sweeney.
Don grew up in Chelmsford and at the age of 17, joined the Navy and became a cook and Seabee for eight years. He met Karen, his loving wife in Santa Monica, Calif. and began his career with the telephone company. He transferred to Medical Lake, Wash. in 1968 continuing his career of 36 years, and raised his family on Silver Lake. Don was well known for his “Boston accent,” prominent dimples, red hair, many stories and lots of friends....