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Dorothy Jean "Dot" (Scheiderer) Sweeney

November 20, 1933 ~ January 19, 2017 (age 83)

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Dorothy  'Dot' Jean Scheiderer Sweeney, 83, died unexpectedly Thursday, January 19, 2017.

She was born November 20, 1933 to the late Alfred and Marie Scheiderer.  On September 27,1951, she married Thomas Shields Sweeney. 

She was preceded in death by her spouse, her brothers, Curtis,  Bill, and Lowell Fredrick Scheiderer; sisters, Margaret Luke, Lillian Erwin, Valarie Jane Reese;  brothers and sisters in law, Dorthea and Gene Werst, Gilbert Luke, Francis Erwin, Evan Reese, and Bobby and Peg Scheiderer. 

She is survived by her children, Larry (Maryann) and Patricia (Kenneth Coakley) Sweeney of Marysville, and Barbara (Mark) Jackson of Pisgah Forest, NC; sister, Ramona (James) Frasher of Gainesville Florida;  grandsons Jim (Kacey) Sweeney of Powell, Joe Sweeney and his fiancé Tracey Fung of  Arlington, VA,  and Jesse (Caitlin) Combs of Indianapolis; great grandchildren Jackson and Theodore Sweeney and Finley Combs;  sister in law Pat Scheiderer; and many nieces and nephews. 

She was a 1951 graduate of Marysville High School. Shortly after graduating , she accompanied her husband to the East coast, where he served in the Air Force.  After they returned to  Union County,  Dot held numerous jobs including work as a  shipping correspondent at PPG industries in Delaware. She retired in 1981 to work on home decorating projects, garden,  golf and travel with her husband.  She especially enjoyed traveling to Germany with her sisters in 1992 to visit their ancestral home.  She and Tom spent  20 winters in Myrtle Beach where she enjoyed  beach combing,  golfing and hosting winter weary relatives and friends.  A 30 year volunteer for Mobile Meals, she retired from service November 2016

She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A great cook, she hosted many family gatherings and was always ready for  impromptu party.  In life, as well in cooking,  her philosophy was simple: "don't skimp on the good stuff".  

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Wilson Funeral Home-Mannasmith Chapel. Reverend Kathy Reiff will officiate and burial will follow at Watkins Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 2-4 and 6-8 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Union County Humane Society, the Marysville Food pantry or Mobile Meals. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.wilsonfuneralhomesinc.com 



Charitable donations may be made to:

Memorial Mobile Meals
500 London Ave, Marysville OH 43040
Tel: 1-937-644-6115

Union County Humane Society

Marysville Food Pantry
333 Ash St, Marysville OH 43040

 Service Information

January 24, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home-Mannasmith Chapel
Marysville, OH

January 24, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home-Mannasmith Chapel
Marysville, OH

Funeral Service
January 25, 2017

1:00 PM
Wilson Funeral Home-Mannasmith Chapel
Marysville, OH

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