Adelaide Sweaney

January 14, 1928 - November 27, 2018
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Adelaide Grace Sweaney, 90, of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Amberwood Manor at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

A daughter of the late Phillip and Wanda (Septer) Groff, Adelaide was born January 14, 1928 at Dover, Ohio.

Adelaide graduated from Dover High School in 1…

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Adelaide Grace Sweaney, 90, of New Philadelphia, died Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Amberwood Manor at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

A daughter of the late Phillip and Wanda (Septer) Groff, Adelaide was born January 14, 1928 at Dover, Ohio.

Adelaide graduated from Dover High School in 1946. On April 20, 1946, she married Dale E. Sweaney and they raised four daughters. The couple shared 58 years of marriage prior to Dale’s passing on September 15, 2004.

She was a longtime member of Zoarville Christian Chapel where she taught Sunday school for many years. Adelaide was active with the Resident Council Committee at Amberwood Manor and she enjoyed reading, writing letters, embroidery and completing puzzles. She will be remembered by her daughters for being a wonderful mom.

She is survived by her daughters, Alexis (Leonard) Boley of Carrollton, Deanna Sweaney of New Philadelphia, Tracy Meese of Dover and Georgia Sweaney of New Philadelphia; four grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Jean Roberts; and a niece, Judy Roberts.

Adelaide was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Lucille; a son-in-law, Michael Meese; and Georgia’s fiancé, David Eckert.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 10 to 11 AM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. A funeral service celebrating Adelaide’s life will follow at 11 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Alan Christner officiating. Entombment will follow in Ridgecrest Memory Gardens at Dover.

Contributions may be made in Adelaide’s memory to Zoarville Christian Chapel, 7439 Main Street NE, Zoarville, OH 44656.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Time: 10:00 am

End Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Time: 11:00 am

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, November 29, 2018

Ridgecrest Memory Gardens

Address:

1926 Saltwell Rd Nw, DOVER, OH, 44622

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Entombment will follow services in Ridgecrest Memory Gardens at Dover.


Donation Information

Zoarville Christian Chapel

7439 Main Street NE
Zoarville, Ohio 44656

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Born: January 14, 1928
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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Hazel overton posted on 11/30/18

So sorry for the loss of Addy. She was a great woman of God and is now home. Hazel Overton.

 

Larry and Marilyn Elliott posted on 11/29/18

We are so sorry to hear the passing of your Mother! We just now saw this and my heart is just broken! You have all our prayers and love! ?. May God wrap his arms of love around you all!

 

Gloria Geopfert posted on 11/29/18

Dear Tracy and sisters, Very sorry for the loss of your dear,wonderful mother.Many people will miss the nice pictures you posted of her with her beautiful puzzles.You're a great family.Cling to each other and carry on all the great things she has taught you.love and prayers to you all.R.I.P.Heaven has a new beautiful angel today.

 

Terry Davidson Vandevort posted on 11/28/18

So sorry to hear of the loss of your mother Deanna my prayers are with all of you. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow

 

Dottie Shott posted on 11/28/18

I enjoyed seeing the puzzels your mother did at Amberwood the short time that I knew her I enjoyed talking to her and her daughter's Tracy and the other family members have my sympathy and will keep you all in my prayers and knowing your mom is in heaven and she is an Angel watching over all of you

 

CATHERINE RAVENSCROFT posted on 11/28/18

SO VERY SORRY FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY TRACY I WILL BE T HINKING AND PRAYING FOR ALL OF YOU

 

Tracy Hickman posted on 11/28/18

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I will miss seeing your mother's puzzles and beautiful smile. ??

 

Lyle & Michelle Tope posted on 11/28/18

Dear Alexis, Deanna, Tracy & Georgia, Our sincere condolences on the passing of your mother. She was always such a sweetheart when I visited. I’m Looking forward to more conversations with her in Heaven. May you be consoled in your grief by our Lord, Jesus Christ.

 

Dan Miller posted on 11/28/18

My thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry about your loss.

 

Dianne Morrison and Mr. E. posted on 11/28/18

Dear Tracy, My heart goes out to you, so sorry to hear about the death of your mother, you have my deepest sympathy. She was very sweet to talk to and I will always remember the beautiful puzzles she completed. Sending love to you and your sisters.

 

Becky Eversole posted on 11/27/18

Though I was never privileged to meet her, I feel like I know her. My sister, Jennifer Christner, has told me so many times of the blessing this lady has been in her life. My prayers are with you all for this time and the days ahead.

 

Freida Schott posted on 11/27/18

Oh Tracy, I am so sorry for your lost. Our condolences are with you and your family.

 

Shirley Latimer posted on 11/27/18

Alexis, and family , so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother.

 

Brooke Murphy posted on 11/27/18

Georgia, Tracy and Deanna I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. We are thinking of you all!

 

Patty & Tim Knisely posted on 11/27/18

Deepest Sympathy Tracy. You have a lot of wonderful memories. Love and hugs. Patty and Tim

 

Heather Studer posted on 11/27/18

Tracy, So sorry for your loss. I hope you and your sisters will find comfort with lots of happy memories. Sending hugs and prayers to you!?

 

Betty Kennison posted on 11/27/18

Alexis, Deanna,Tracy,and Georgia we are so very sorry for your loss. We are praying for you all and thinking of you. Please let us know if you need anything! Love you all Vic and Betty.

 

Molly Romig posted on 11/27/18

Tracy and family - I am so incredibly sorry. My heart literally aches for you. I pray that God wraps his arms around you so tightly and helps you through this difficult loss. It's never easy to say goodbye. Your mom had a wonderful life and I know you will cherish those memories forever. Always know that you have family and friends who will help you, pray for you and lift you up whenever and however we can. Don't ever feel alone. So much love...

 

SHEILA HAESSLY posted on 11/27/18

So very sorry for your loss Tracy, loved her puzzles...I really am sorry I never got to meet her. Prayers to you and your family.

 

Mitch and Sue posted on 11/27/18

Georgia and family. Prayers. Sorry for your loss

 

Peggy Bryan posted on 11/27/18

My sincere condolences to Adelaide’s family. Georgia she must have been a really good mother because she certainly raised you to be a wonderful woman. You all have my deepest sympathy.

 

Beth Moritz posted on 11/27/18

So sorry Georgia for the loss of your mother! I will be thinking of you and your family!

 

Barb Taylor posted on 11/27/18

Dear Georgia I Am so sorry to hear about your mom and I am sending prayers up to Heaven for ur momma and for u and ur sisters. It's NEVER a good time to lose ur momma but u won't lose those memories and u have her puzzle pictures for always.... I love u and if u need ANYTHING let me know!!!!!????????????

 

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