Mary Lynn Sweeney, 68, of Escanaba, passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2018, at Christian Park Healthcare Center.
She was born in Escanaba on January 14, 1950, the daughter of G. Robert and Elaine (Martell) Anderson. She was raised in Escanaba and graduated from Escanaba High School in 1968 and from Northern Michigan University in 1972.
On October 15, 1973, Mary married John Sweeney in Escanaba. Together they celebrated 44 years of marriage.
For many years Mary was the Housing Director at Harbor Tower before retiring due to health reasons.
Mary loved to read, knit and do cross stitch.
She is survived by husband, John; siblings, Patti Kramb, Kathy Hess, and Dave Anderson; 2 god daughters, Zoe and Sophia Gibbs; 7 nieces and nephews; 10 great nieces and nephews; and 3 cousins.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Elaine and George; mother and father in law, Edla and Stephen Sweeney; niece, Olivia Cohen; and cousin, Tim Minicucci.
Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Burial will take place in Holy Cross Cemetery.
A message of condolence may be directed to the family by visiting crawfordfuneralhomes.net.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Sweeney family.