Gregory J. Sweeney, 48


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Gregory J. Sweeney, of Verona, N.J. sadly passed away at the young age of 48 on December 11, 2018. Visitation will be on Sunday, Dec. 16 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Shook’s Cedar Grove Funeral Home, 486 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove. Services will begin on Monday, Dec. 17 at 8:15 a.m., at the funeral home, with the funeral mass to follow at 9:30 a.m. at Our Lady of the Lake Church, Verona. Entombment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J. Memories and condolences may be shared at

Gregory was born in East Orange, N.J. to Gerald and Linda (nee: LaFaso) and lived in Verona for most of his life. He was a parishioner of Our Lady of the Lake Church.

He was predeceased by his precious son, Nicholas, and is survived by his beloved wife, Laura (nee: McGaha); his cherished children, Samantha, Hope (who is Nicholas’s twin sister), Jessica, Taylor, Gianna; father, Jerry Sweeney, and his wife, Debbie; mother, Linda Danzig, and her husband, Howard; brother, Jeffrey Sweeney; mother-in-law, Florence McGaha; brother-in-law, Roy McGaha; sister-in-law, Lisa McGrath, and her husband, Malachy; and many nieces and nephews.

Online condolences at Shook’s Cedar Grove Funeral Home.

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