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Maria M. Sweeney

AGE: 91 • Wilmington, Del.

Maria M. Sweeney, 91 years old of Wilmington, Delaware peacefully died surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 after a brief illness.

Maria was born in Warsaw, Poland to the late Basilius and Maria Kabanoff. She was educated in the field of medicine at the University of Vienna, Austria. She was a special education teacher in Delaware for many years. Maria enjoyed many years at Mid-County Senior Center.

A devout believer in the Almighty, Maria helped many in their times of need and was active in many diverse endeavors.

She is predeceased by her husband, Francis and her daughter Mara. She is survived by her sons; Patrick, Kevin and Brian and five loving grandchildren; Matt, Erin, Stephen, Mitchell and Kylie.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM at St John the Beloved Church, 907 Milltown Road, Wilmington, DE 19808 where a viewing will be held 1 hour prior to the mass beginning at 10:00 AM. Interment will follow at the Delaware Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Mid-County Senior Center, First Regiment Rd., Wilmington DE, 19808.

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Published in The News Journal from Nov. 12 to Nov. 14, 2016
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