Kathleen M. Sweeney, 56, of 9740 Davey Hill Road, Tidioute, PA, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012 at her residence. She was born in Jamestown, NY, on February 4, 1956, a daughter of Evelyn E. (Stufflebeam) and William A. Sweeney, of Kortwright Road, Jamestown, NY.
Kathy graduated from Southwestern High School in Jamestown, NY in 1974. She was employed at the USDA Forest Service in Irvine at the Forestry Science Lab for the past 20 years. She especially loved spending time on the river. She was a lifetime member of the AMVETS ladies auxiliary in Sugar Grove, the VFW in Tidioute, and the HalgrenWilcox Post 658 of the American Legion in Youngsville. She was loved by many nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her parents and 3 sisters, Judy (Gary) Fry, of Sugar Grove, Pa; Becky (Jeff) Wilbur, of Yukon, OK; Marjorie (the late Scott) Roy, of Jamestown, NY; a sisterinlaw Mary Sweeney, of Ashville, NY, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, William A. Sweeney, Jr. in October 2012.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, December 26th from 12 2 pm at the Sugar Grove Branch of McKinney Funeral Homes, where a Celebration of Life will be held at 2 pm with Rev. Brian Haight, pastor of Mission Covenant Church officiating.
The family suggests those wishing to place memorials may do so to a charity of choice. Family and friends may order flowers, send an econ dolence or sign the online guestbook at www.mckinneyfuneral.com.