Mary Sweeney

Obituary of Mary Sweeney

Mary Veronica Sweeney (Leonard)

Passed peacefully away in the presence of her ever loving family on April 20th, 2022, age 92 years of Admiral’s Coast Retirement Centre, formerly of Admiral’s Beach, St. Mary’s Bay and Clattice Harbour, Placentia Bay. Predeceased by her husband Michael on January 18th, 2016 and son Donald on January 18th, 2022, parents: David and Mary Leonard, brother: Ignatius, sisters: Cecily and Loretta. Leaving to mourn sons: Ernie (Joyce),David (Maxine), Danny (Enobong),Terry (Irene), Mike (Peggy) and Emmett, daughters: Rosemary (Gerard Hickey), Darlene (Dave Trough), and Jacinta (Tom Walsh), daughter-in-law: Edith Sweeney, twenty two grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, sisters: Annie O’Rourke and Margaret Parsons. Also numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Visitation will be in Hickey’s Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Friday, April 22nd, 2022 from 3 pm – 7 pm. Funeral service will take place in Hickey’s Memorial Chapel on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 at 1pm. Interment in St. Edward’s Cemetery, Kelligrews. In the interest of public health and safety, masks are required to attend visitation and funeral service. To view the funeral service LIVE, please visit and click on LIVE. To send a message of condolence, please visit


"A mother’s love is a blessing

The meekest, the mildest yet

The strongest and the most

 powerful woman in the world."

             by: David Sweeney