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Elvira M. Sweeney Grome

December 6, 2017

Burial Date: December 9, 2017

St. Therese Church 11 Temple Place Southgate, KY Dec. 9, 10 a.m.

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Elvira Mary (nee Grome) Sweeney, 87 of Newport, Kentucky passed away on December 6, 2017 at Atria Highland Crossing, Ft. Wright, KY.
Elvira was born June 17, 1930 in Latonia, KY to Carl Grome and Ida Wiegand Grome.

She was a graduate of LaSalette Academy where she enjoyed basketball and attended Xavier University night school. She was secretary/owner of E. C. Shaw Co. manufacturing company, Cincinnati. Elvira was an active member of St. Therese Parish, Southgate where she was on the Bereavement Committee, Mothers Club, RCIA program, volunteer with St. Vincent DePaul, and assistant teacher. She had a fond devotion to the Blessed Virgin Mary. Elvira played the harmonica and loved family gatherings where there was much laughter. Elvira is survived by her Husband of 58 years, Robert J. Sweeney, loving mother of Robert (Ann) Sweeney, Mary (Charra) Sweeney, Sharon (Kenny) Seiter, Patty (Jim) Sheehy, and Joni (Danny) Jordan, grandmother to, Keith, Maria, Jodi, Elizabeth, Esther, Anita, Berta, Maddie, Josh, and Danny, great grandchildren, Alethea, Sebastian, Caspian, and Parker. Dear sister to the late Carl (Kay) Grome, the late Harold ( late Juanita) Grome, Lou (the late Del), Ralph (the late Carol), and Jim (Pauline), and fond aunt to many nieces and nephews.

Visitation Friday, December 8, 2017 at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home, 427 S. Ft. Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas from 4:00 – 7:00 pm.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am Saturday, December 9, 2017, at St. Therese Church, Southgate, Kentucky, with Rev. Clarence J. Heitzman, officiating.
Burial will take place in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas, Kentucky.

Memorials are suggested to the St. Therese Parish, 11 Temple Place, Southgate, KY 41071.