Obituary: Marian (George) Sweeney, 85

Marian (George) Sweeney, 85, of Southington passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 at the Summit of Plantsville. She was the wife of the late Joseph Sweeney.

Born July 13, 1931 in Wilkes Barre, PA, she was the daughter of the late Barket and Nellie (Decker) George.

Marian retired from Foodmart and Village IGA. She was a member of Holy Rosary Society, the Calendar House, the Southington YMCA, and the Immaculata Women’s Club. She enjoyed playing Mah-Jongg and Canasta.

She is survived by her children, Theresa Barnett of Southington, Barbara and husband Andrew Zurek of Danbury, Joseph Sweeney of Florida and James Sweeney of New Jersey; three brothers, George, Phillip and Leo George; five grandchildren, Paige Barnett, Shannon Barnett, Tyler Sweeney, Kirsten Sweeney and Jordan Sweeney. She was predeceased by a brother, Joseph George and a sister Bernadette Schultz.

She had the good fortune and love of a special circle of friends.

Her funeral will be held on Saturday at 9:15 am from the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St., Southington to Immaculate Conception Church for a Mass at 10 am.

Burial will follow at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Calling hours will be Friday from 4-7 pm

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in her memory to the Southington YMCA, 29 High St. Southington, CT 06489

For online condolences and directions please visit www.dellavecchiafh.com.

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