Immediate Need Shelly Funeral Home: 215-343-3040 Plumsteadville Location: 215-766-8800

Bom-Wrapper

Anne Sweeney

Anne N. Sweeney

Saturday, July 24th, 1937 - Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Anne Sweeney, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Anne Sweeney

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Anne's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Anne's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.

Obituary

Anne N. Sweeney of Warrington lost her valiant fight against cancer on June 23, 2020. She died surrounded by her family: her daughter, Ellen, her son, Thomas, daughter-in-law Kathryn Larkin, and her two beloved granddaughters, Kate and Kara.

Anne was born July 24, 1937, in New York, NY, to Michael and Brigid Needham, both immigrants from Ireland.

Anne was the beloved wife of Joseph F. Sweeney, who passed away in 1997.

Anne is survived by her brothers James and John Needham and her sisters Jane McIreavy and Maura Needham. Anne was preceded in death by her brother, Michael Needham, and two brothers-in-law, Thomas Sweeney and David McIreavy.

Anne received her nursing degree at Bellevue School of Nursing and her B.S. from New York University. She was a nurse at Bellevue and St. Vincent’s Hospitals in New York City. She moved to New Jersey and served as the school nurse in the Cedar Grove School System and at Our Lady of the Lake School in Verona.

In her retirement, she moved to Bucks County where her greatest delight was caring for her granddaughters. Whether she was shuttling them to and from school, ice skating practice or the lacrosse field, she was immensely proud of their accomplishments.

Friends and relatives will be received Saturday morning at 9 a.m. - 10 a.m. at Robert Bellarmine Church, 856 Euclid Avenue in Warrington. The funeral Mass will follow immediately at 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Village Improvement Association of Doylestown in memory of Anne N. Sweeney, 595 W. State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901, Attn: Laura Kruger.
Read Less

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Anne

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday June 27, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Saturday June 27, 2020 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    St. Robert Bellarmine Church
    Address
    856 Euclid Avenue
    WARRINGTON, PA 18976
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday June 27, 2020 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday June 27, 2020 10:00am
    Location
    St. Robert Bellarmine Church
    Address
    856 Euclid Avenue
    WARRINGTON, PA 18976
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Private at the convenience of the family
    Address
    WARRINGTON, PA

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Anne here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
CO

Connie Ocelus

Posted at 09:39am
As a new PA resident, Anne helped me feel comfortable with taking Del Val's CLR's senior classes. We shared many classes together and enjoyed each other's company. We worked together on many VIA committees. I learned about her family's Italy trip and the many ice skating activities of her granddaughters. She was a good friend to me. I will definitely miss her.

Connie Ocelus
CK

Charlotte Keenan

Posted at 05:18pm
Anne was such a vital, loving person. I worked with her for several years on the Designer House Guide Committee. She was always ready to step in where needed. I am so very sorry for the family's loss - you will all be in my prayers. Charlotte Keenan
L

Liz Graham

Posted at 03:47pm
Anne led our VIA book club monthly for years. What a prolific reader she was! Her insight, wit and intelligence made meetings a worthwhile experience. I'm sorry for your loss. Anne will be missed!
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each
Share by: