Theresa Sweeney

January 2, 2012  

Theresa Sweeney, 82, of Maple Avenue, died Saturday afternoon, Dec. 31, at her home. 

The funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at Iseneker Funeral Home, Inc., Lowville, with Christopher Carrara, Pastor, of St. Peterís Catholic Church, Lowville, officiating. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will follow the funeral service, until 1:00 p.m., at the funeral home. 

Theresa was born Dec. 6, 1929, in New Waterford, Nova Scotia, a daughter of Stephen and Florence McMullin MacNeil.  

She married Earl G. Sweeney on Jan. 28, 1950 in Quebec, Canada. Mr. Sweeney died in June 1985.  

Mrs. Sweeney has lived at her current residence on Maple Avenue since 1970. 

She was a communicant of St. Peterís Catholic Church and enjoyed cooking, baking and sewing. 

Surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Catherine A. Sweeney, Lowville, and Lisa and Michael Lee, Valdosta, Ga.; three sons and two daughters-in-law, James and Mary, Sperryville, Stephen, Castorland, and John and Jennifer, Lowville; 13 grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins.  

Her husband, a son, David G. Sweeney, a daughter, Rebecca Lynn Sweeney, fifteen brothers and sisters all died before her.

Contributions may be made to St. Peterís Catholic Church, Shady Ave., Lowville, NY 13367. 

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Information provided by Iseneker Funeral Home of Lowville and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.