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Mary Elizabeth (Keck) Sweney, 89 of Henderson, NV, went home to be with her Lord on Friday, April 1, 2016, surrounded by her loving family.  Born on June 17, 1926 in Lax, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the late John and Bessie Keck.  On July 3, 1945, she married Homer Sweney, who preceded her in death in 2010, after 65 years of marriage.  

Mary is survived by one daughter, Gloria Campman of Henderson, NV; three sons, Larry (Marcia) Sweney of Grand Island, NY; Danny (Amy) Sweney of Lewiston, NY and Rickie (Jean) Sweney of the Town of Niagara, NY; nine grandchildren, Dawn O'Brien of Nevada, Melynda (Tim) Shank of California, Jimmy Campman of Nevada, Tammi (Josh) Hill of Ohio, Jerry Sweney of Niagara Falls, NY and Rickie (Amanda Forster) Sweney, Jr., Cindy (Steve) McGinnis, Lisa (Chris) Tuttle and Laura (Michael) Goodlander all of the Town of Niagara, NY; twenty one great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Fay (Burt) Margolis of Nevada and many nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by one grandson, Larry Sweney, Jr.; three sisters and two brothers.

Visitation will be on Thursday from 4-7 p.m. in the Chapel of OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 MILITARY ROAD, NIAGARA FALLS, NY, where a funeral service will follow visitation at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor James Cassidy officiating.  Interment, beside her husband, will be in Watson Cemetery in Branchland, WV.  Please visit www.ottoredanz.com for online condolences.
Published on April 5, 2016
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