Share Obituary:

Share a memory

Add to your memory
Share a memory of .

Tribute wall

Nancy (Chocol) LIlienweiss
November 19, 2021
Dr. Sweeney was an important man in our family. My mother, Donna Chocol, was his office assistant for a number of years. He operated on me when I dislocated my hip when I was 7. Dr. Sweeney came to see me in the hospital, and he was sweet and caring. He also operated on... Continue Reading
Saranya Suresh
April 5, 2021
A candle was posted for undefined.
William Dawson
April 4, 2021
It was an honor and a privilege to have been associated in medical practice with Howard, and, even more, to have been friends with him these 55 years. His place in the world of arthroscopy and sports medicine is recognized and appreciated by everyone who knew him. Perhap... Continue Reading
JF Sarwark
April 3, 2021
Thoughts of sympathy and prayers of comfort go out to the family— and recognitions and honor for Dr. Sweeney’s many contributions to medicine and surgery. /jfs JF Sarwark MD
Paul Jolas
April 3, 2021
Doctor Sweeney was a wonderful physician and an even better human being! I got to know Doc when he was our team physician during my playing days at Northwestern. I was a member of the football team for four seasons (1982-1985). He provided the best care and advice - a... Continue Reading
April 3, 2021
Dr Sweeney saved my husband's life back, post accident in 1977. He saved his legs. We trusted in him and I know he was trusted by all that knew him. May he and his lovely wife rest in peace. Two angels in heaven. Travers and Laraine Smith
Karen Brenner
April 3, 2021
We only met Dr. Sweeney once but we know his daughter, Maureen and through her his light shines brightly in the world! Tom and Karen Brenner
Cindy O'Donnell
April 2, 2021
To the family of Dr. Sweeney, I was a classmate of Gail at RDHS, class of 1970, and a friend of Eileen. I remember meeting Dr. Sweeney. I was saddened to hear of his passing. Please accept my sympathy. Sincerely, Cindy Katuzienski O'Donnell
Jorge Del Castillo
April 1, 2021
Howard was a patient and kind mentor. I have the fondest memories of his teachings in the "cast room" adjacent to the ER. He had great stories of his days at Cook County and the development of arthroscopy. His adoption of exercise, fast-walking and many other anecdotes a... Continue Reading
Harry J. Jaffe, M. D.
April 1, 2021
When I joined the staff in July of 1976, Howard was one of the first to come up and welcome me. He was a wonderful friend all the years that I practiced, and he helped me to feel at home at Evanston. His mantra was helping people, and that resonated with all the people... Continue Reading