Mary (Maureen) Sweat, 75, passed away on Feb. 5, 2013, in the presence of her beloved husband Gene.
Mary was born in Galway, Ireland, to Richard and Margaret Burke.
Gene and Mary met on a blind date and were married May 8, 1957, in Slough, England. They moved to Klamath Falls, Ore., in June 1976.
Mary belonged to the American Legion Auxiliary and the Lafemmes in Klamath Falls. She very much enjoyed being a mother and centered her time around family and friends. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren meant the world to her and there was nothing she enjoyed more then being a part of their lives. She also enjoyed driving Gene around the golf courses and being outside. She loved flowers and surrounded herself with beautiful gardens in her yard.
Mary is survived by her husband Gene Sweat, brothers and sisters Richard, Lawrence, Eilish, Marie, Deirdre and Gerard, daughters Debra and Donna and son Wayne, as well as multiple grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by many relatives across the world.
No public services will take place. Eternal Hills Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.