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“It's been 6 years since you left, last year on your anniversary I was there just like every year . Last year music was playing everywhere on every...Read More »
1 of 28 | Posted by: Cris Loveall - Indpls, IN

“It's been 6 years since you left, last year on your anniversary I was there just like every year . Last year music was playing everywhere on every...Read More »
2 of 28 | Posted by: Cris Loveall - Indpls, IN

“I love and miss yyou so much still its so hard without you its been 4 years and i still havent found my place i jus wanted to say i love and miss you...Read More »
3 of 28 | Posted by: cris - inndpls, IN - fiance

“I can't get over how Much looked like Charlie when he and I shared a house in Indpls. in the 1970's. I'm sure Joe was the same kind hearted Charlie...Read More »
4 of 28 | Posted by: Rick Thorne - LOLO, MT

1980'S NEW ORLEANS “I can't get over how Much looked like Charlie when he and I shared a house in Indpls. in the 1970's. I'm sure Joe was the same kind hearted Charlie...Read More »
5 of 28 | Posted by: Rick Thorne - LOLO, MT

“When we were kids, Joe bought a moped from a neighbor. We rode it up and down the street for what seemed to be hours on end. He was always a great...Read More »
6 of 28 | Posted by: Ellis - Indianapolis, IN - Friend

“My Baby, my baby, i miss you soooo much! words cannot describe the emptiness in me my heart, my head, my body, my soul . I miss talking to you ...Read More »
7 of 28 | Posted by: cris - fiance'

“crissy lord only knows why he takes us when he does. its not fair! i am so sorry for your loss...i only wish i would have known sooner. you two were...Read More »
8 of 28 | Posted by: Briggett and Chad Lykins

“You live forever in my heart. I love you. ”
9 of 28 | Posted by: Cary Castano - Plainfield, IN

“To the family of Joseph, We are extremely sorry for your loss. ”
10 of 28 | Posted by: Bikerswirboard Rides - IN

“So very sorry for your loss. LH&R, Lost Riders of Indiana ”
11 of 28 | Posted by: Lost Riders of Indiana - IN

“Joe always had a smile & a hug. He was a gentle soul with a ton of love in his heart. Rest in peace with the Lord Joe,as we all know you're walking...Read More »
12 of 28 | Posted by: Janice Grider - Beech Grove, IN

“Joe will definitely be remembered for his humor. Along with his style of braids. He could put a smile on someone's face. We can remember about two...Read More »
13 of 28 | Posted by: Sal, Sandra, Brandon and Tyler Giliberto - IN

“I got to spend time with Joe in Oregon last year. He fell in love with the place and was determined to move here. Fate said otherwise and we all...Read More »
14 of 28 | Posted by: jim mcsweeney - OR - uncle

“I was heartsick to hear of Joe's untimely passing. He kind and thoughtful and although I had only been around him a handful of times it was...Read More »
15 of 28 | Posted by: Terry Ceaser-Hudson - IN

“I never did meet Joseph, but what I have heard of him, he was a very nice man who loved his family. I am so sorry for your loss Stephanie, and the...Read More »
16 of 28 | Posted by: Marjie Francisco

“i only met joe a hand full of timesbut he was always chill and down to earth he was my brothers friend...my heart goes out to his friends and love...Read More »
17 of 28 | Posted by: JON - FRIEND

“Peace Out, prayers to the family,and love! sorry bout this , words can never replace such a cool guy! i'll leave it like that! love ya cris! joe...Read More »
18 of 28 | Posted by: lil lori - indianapolis, IN

“Joe you will be missed all we have to know that your in peace now and you are not suferin any more it just sucks that you left us so soon but i know...Read More »
19 of 28 | Posted by: Megan Jonde

“Joseph, This is such a sad moment in my life.I will truly miss you.I remember the first time I had meet you.We were at a family party.You was then...Read More »
20 of 28 | Posted by: Mary Atwood - Indianapolis, IN

“Joe was such an amazing, kind, generous friend. I didn't know anyone who disliked Joe. He was the kind of friend who would take the shirt of of his...Read More »
21 of 28 | Posted by: Christina Hatton - Indianapolis, IN

“I LOVE YOU BABY !!!!!!!!!!!! I HAVE NEVER FELT LOVE THE WAYI FELT YOUR LOVE.I was YOUR QUEEN and YOU ARE my KING,we were never apart always together...Read More »
22 of 28 | Posted by: cris - fiance

“My deepest sypathies to all who loved Joe! I only met him once, but will always remember his kind soul. May God bless his family & friends with...Read More »
23 of 28 | Posted by: Lisa

“I am so sorry, Steph, this tragedy has happened to you and your family. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and yours during this very hard time...Read More »
24 of 28 | Posted by: Cindy Motley Renick - friend

“Joe, you will be missed dearly, The first time I met you, you was just a little guy, you stayed all night with Chuck we had a lot of fun. Seen you...Read More »
25 of 28 | Posted by: Jackie Lowe - Indianapolis, IN

“Be Free Joe. ”
26 of 28 | Posted by: Victoria Hastings

“Our hearts are sadden,our sky is gray, You was here in our life for a while,I did find you to be a very nice young man.One Ill never forget.You came...Read More »
27 of 28 | Posted by: mary atwood - friend of family

“Dear McSweeney Family, There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
28 of 28 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers - IN


Joseph David McSweeney
30, Indianapolis, passed away March 26, 2011. Joe was born on November 7, 1980 to parents, Charles L. McSweeney and Stephanie R. (Bellows) Rader.
Joe was a free spirit who had a love for music.
Joe was preceded in death by his sister, Emily Dove Rader and brother, Josh McSweeney. Survivors include his mother, Stephanie R. Rader; father, Charles L. McSweeney; fiancé, Christenia Loveall; son, Christopher Kern; brothers: Christopher McSweeney, Samuel Rader, and James Peters; sisters: Brooke McSweeney and Cary Castano; nieces and nephews: Aaron and Kara Castano, Kristofer Latham, Haley Walker, and Mackenzie McSweeney.
Joe’s life will be celebrated and remembered on Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center- Market Street, 635 E. Market St, where friends may call from 2 until 5 p.m., with services immediately following.

You are invited to go to the Guest Book page to pass along your personal message or tell a story.

Sincerely,

-Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan