William A. Tweed (1934-2017)

September 26, 1934 - September 13, 2017

William A. Tweed 82 of Merced, CA passed away on September 13, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Danila (Brush) Tweed, his daughters Rosanna Carrick, Stephanie McWhirt, JoAnn Tweed and his grandchildren, Andrew Carrick, Crystal McWhirt, Kelsey McWhirt and Laura Tweed. He also leaves behind a brother James Tweed.

He was born in Camden, New Jersey and was raised in Ocean City, New Jersey by his cherished and loving parents William J. Tweed DDS. and Ann (Hurff) Tweed. He served our country in the United States Army and was inspired to join the Peace Corps with the speech of President John F. Kennedy. He was later stationed in Peru where he met the love of his life, Danila Brush. He established his home in Merced, Ca and worked for Merced County Schools for over 25 years.

Bill Tweed was highly regarded and an inspiration to so many. We will all miss the man who was good-hearted, kind, generous, gracious, and had an incredibly amiable personality. He was an exemplary husband and exceptional father.

A "Celebration Of Life" was held on October 14, 2017 in Coarsegold, CA.