Alice M. Sweeney

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Alice M. Sweeney

AGE: 96 • Wilmington

Passed away on January 31, 2014.

A Wilmington native, Alice was the daughter of the late Mary (Dolan) and George Sweeney. Ms. Sweeney worked as the Assistant Supervisor and Supervisor of the Operating Room at the Wilmington Medical Center. She served three years in the Nurses' Corps as a 1st Lieutenant, Army Air Corp during World War II, serving at Stark General Hospital, Charleston, South Carolina, Bowman Field, Louisville Kentucky, and Stout Field, Headquarters I Troop Carrier Command, Indianapolis, Indiana. Alice was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church and a life member of the Cranston Heights Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Marie Doody, Jean Sharp, and George Sweeney. She is survived by her sisters Anne Abernathy and Catherine Meyer, and many nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 2501 Centerville Road, Wilmington, on Monday, February 3, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered beginning at 11:00 a.m. Entombment will be in Cathedral Cemetery, Wilmington.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Cranston Heights Fire Company, 3306 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, Delaware 19808. (302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal from Feb. 1 to Feb. 3, 2014
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