Marie Sweeney passed away at 103 in Leawood on November 22, 2020 . The funeral liturgy will be held at Nativity Catholic Church on Friday, December 4, 2020 at 11:00 am. Burial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. A livestream will be available through the Nativity's YouTube page which can be found on their website.
Marie was born May 3, 1917 in KC to Nicholas & Josephine Arcury. She grew up in Northeast KC and attended Holy Cross Catholic School. Marie graduated from St. Teresa's College with an AA degree. Marie worked several jobs, and became a Red Cross Nurse during WW II. She married William Sweeney in 1947, living in KC for 20 yrs. before a job transfer to New Orleans for 13 happy years. They retired and returned to KC in 1984. Marie volunteered at St. Joseph's Hospital for 25 years. Marie was a resident of the Healthcare Resort in Leawood. Marie is preceded in death by her husband, Bill, in 2002, after almost 55 years of marriage; her sister, Katherine, and brother, Lawrence. Survivors include her children: Dennis Sweeney (Joanne) KC, Kathleen Hora (Richard) Ankeny, IA, and Rita Sweeney, KC. Maries grandchildren are: Matt Sweeney (Lael) Indianapolis, IN, Bridget Logan (Jeff) KC, Kate Sanders (Bryan) Atlanta, GA, and Andrea Rodgers (Joe) Waukee, IA. Her great-grandchildren include: Rachel and Jackson Sweeney (IN), Sophie and Lily Logan (KC), Adyson and Caroline Sanders (GA), Logan and Krissa Rodgers (IA).
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Nativity Parish School, 3700 W 119th St., Leawood, KS 66209.
. Mass of Christian Burial Church of the Nativity
Friday, December 04, 2020
3800 W 119th StreetLeawood, Kansas 66209