Marilyn A. Sweeney, 74

OSWEGO, NY – Marilyn A. Sweeney, 74, a resident of East River Road in Oswego, passed away Friday December 4, 2015, at her home, surrounded by her family and friends.

Marilyn A. Sweeney
Marilyn A. Sweeney

Marilyn was born in Oswego, the daughter of the late Richard Mitchell Sr. and the late Anamae (McGrath) Mitchell.

She was a graduate of Oswego Catholic High School, and Sweet Briar College, where she earned a master’s degree in education.

Prior to her retirement, she was employed, for more than 30 years, as a teacher in several area schools.

She is survived by three daughters, Michele (Michael) Allen of Arkansas, Lynette Sweeney D’Elia of Mansville, NY, and Nicole Mitchell of Circleville, Ohio; a brother, Richard (Teresa) Mitchell Jr. of Oswego; a sister, Pamela (Richard) Palmer of Oswego; three grandchildren, Cassandra Allen, Connor Allen and Katelynn Allen; two great-grandchildren, Jayden and Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, in St. Paul’s Church.

Entombment will be in All Saints’ Mausoleum, St. Peter’s Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home, 112 E. Second St., Oswego.

Memorial contributions in Marilyn’s memory can be made to Friends of Oswego County Hospice, The Wounded Warrior Project, or The Ladies Home of Oswego.


  1. I worked with Marilyn and we developed a good friendship….So sorry to hear of her lost…..

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