1922 Marie 2021

Marie Sweeney

October 14, 1922 — June 13, 2021

Obituary:

Marie Therese Sweeney

Born in October, 1922 in Summit Hill Pennsylvania.

Died June 13, 2021 Arlington Virginia

Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing 10:30-11:30 AM Friday, June 25, 2021 followed by her Mass 11:30 AM at St Simon and Jude Church, 8 Cavanaugh Ct, West Chester,PA.  Interment St Peter & Paul Cemetery Springfield, PA. Celebration of Life lunch at Springfield Country Club Springfield PA following services.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harold E. Sweeney and her sons, Eugene and Michael Sweeney

She is survived by sons, Dennis and John and her daughter, Loretta.

Marie graduated from Palmerton Nursing School, Palmerton, PA as a Registered Nurse

She served as a US Army Nurse, reaching the rank of Lieutenant, in France during WWll, where she met her husband, Harold. Her career spanned over forty years, from being an operating room nurse in the European theatre of war to Arlington hospital in VA, Marymount University, and Carl Vinson Hall in McLean, VA.

Marie was caretaker not only as a professional, but throughout the rest of her life as well. She raised and took care of her five children and always had time to counsel, listen to, provide advice and generally look after the well-being of her extended family, friends and neighbors.  She hosted rabbits, dogs, cats, mice and even a few birds in home as pets. Her garden was important to her and she had a fondness for good fresh tomato and red Geraniums

She dabbled in the arts, painting and other hobbies; but, her real talent and love was for good literature, a good laugh and good conversation, whether the topics were politics, a good book, the courts, or just the general ambiguities of life and what was fair. She had a gift for listening, reaching out to others and sharing the wealth of knowledge and compassion acquired during her many years.

To honor Marie come join us in her Celebration of Life or read a good book, write a letter or call and check in on someone who could use it.

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Service Schedule

Viewing

Friday, June 25, 2021

10:30 - 11:30am

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Funeral Mass

Friday, June 25, 2021

Starts at 11:30am

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