Carol Kempner Sweeny
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AGE: 70 • Newark
Carol Kempner Sweeny, age 70, of Newark, DE passed peacefully while surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Carol owned and operated Sam's Steak House located on Academy Street in Newark, DE. She loved good food, bowling, and socializing with her many friends. She lived for her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Carol will be missed by her husband of 23 years, Thomas Sweeny; daughter, Michele Lewis; sons, Robert Kempner and wife Christine and Kenneth Essick and wife Gina; sister, Virginia Jennings and husband Ronald ; brothers: Marvin Roush and wife Arzella, James Roush and wife Constance, Rodney Roush and wife Barbara, and Kenneth Roush; 7 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Evelyn Roush; brother, Roger Roush; and sisters, Roberta Roush and Darlene Danzinger.
Visitation for family and friends will be held Monday, June 30, 2014 from 1:00 - 2:00 PM in the Gracelawn Memorial Park Chapel, 2220 North DuPont Highway , New Castle , DE 19720 followed by a service in celebration of Carol's life at 2:00 PM. Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Carol's memory to Wind Fund or Transplant House, Director of Development Penn Medicine, Development and Alumni Relations, 3535 Market Street, Suite 7520, Philadelphia, PA 19104. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please visit www.strano-feeley.com
Strano & Feeley
Family Funeral Home
Strano and Feeley Family Funeral Home
635 Churchmans Road
Newark, DE 19702
Published in The News Journal from June 27 to June 29, 2014