Daniel J. Sweeney, 88, of Douglassville, passed away on Sunday, January 30, 2022, in his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Victoria (Bruno) Sweeney, with whom he celebrated 60 years of marriage. Born in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Daniel and Anne (Atkinson) Sweeney. Dan graduated from Central Catholic High School and attended St. Joseph's University. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church in Douglassville where he was a lecture for many years. Dan and his wife Victoria owned and operated Bruno Furs, established in Reading in 1926 and serving customers for over 95 years. He took great joy in the business and looked forward to it each day. He had an interest in his customers and knew them all on a personal level. Dan was an Eagles fan and also enjoyed going to the Philadelphia Phillies and Reading Phillies games with his son. He was devoted to his family and made sure to attend his children's and grandchildren's school functions and games. He loved telling jokes and would always ask if you "heard this one." Dan enjoyed spending time in his garden and looked forward to his trips to Bermuda and time spent in Beach Haven, New Jersey.
In addition to his wife, Dan is survived by his children; Tori (Sweeney) DiPiazza, Melanie (Sweeney) Webber, and Daniel, husband of Bobbi Ann. He is also survived by his grandson's; Tucker, Daniel, and Roman, many nieces and nephews, as well as his son-in-laws, Todd Webber, and Mark DiPiazza. Dan was predeceased by his sister, Nancy (Sweeney) Levasseur, and his Aunt Loretta Atkinson.
Visitation with family and friends will be held on Friday, February 4, 2022 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Lutz Funeral Home, 2100 Perkiomen Avenue Mt. Penn 19606. Visitation will also be held on Saturday, February 5, 2022 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 am in Immaculate Conception Church, 905 Chestnut St., Douglassville, PA 19518. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Church, or Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church, 3 Duke of Clarence St. George, Bermuda. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit www.LutzFuneralHome.com
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