Marceline L. Sweeney, (Marty), age 92, of Monett, MO, passed from this life on Monday, July 5, 2010 at the St. John's Hospital in Aurora, MO, following a lengthy illness. Marty was born on February 5, 1918 in Aurora, MO, daughter of the late Albert J. and Catherine Adams Ruscha.
She was a graduate of Monett High School, was a member of the P.C.C.W., Monett Ladies Golf Association, Monett Women's Bowling League, Etta Gardner Garden Club and the St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
Marty married Edward V. Sweeney on September 1, 1943 in Monett. He preceded her in death on December 10, 1997.
Surviving are two sons: J. Edward Sweeney and wife, Donna, and William J. Sweeney and wife, Joy, both of Monett; daughters: Patricia Newbold and husband Alan of Kansas City and Mary Sweeney of Monett; daughter-in-law: Mary Jo Sweeney, of Monett; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren and Marty's special care giver, Judy Doennig. She was preceded in death by a son Michael J. Sweeney.
|Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 8 at Buchanan Funeral Home, with Prayer Services to follow.||Funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 9 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Monett with Father Paul J. McLoughlin officiating. Memorial contributions are requested to the St. Lawrence Catholic School in care of the funeral home or the charity of their choice.||Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.|