Scott M. Sweeney, 90, of Benton, died Sunday afternoon, January 15, 2023 at the Gardens at Millville.
Born September 20, 1932 in Madison Township, he was a son of the late Lawrence Scott Sweeney and Sarah (Bardo) Sweeney. He and his wife, Norma Jane (Young) Sweeney, would have celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on June 6th.
Scott attended Millville Schools and was employed by U. S. Radium in Bloomsburg. He later worked for Aero-Panel in New Jersey, where he was the plant production manager until his retirement in 1996.
He faithfully served his country in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Occupation Medal, Germany and the National Defense Service Medal.
Scott was a life member of the NRA and the Mountain View Hunting Club. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. He especially enjoyed fishing on the Susquehanna River. He also enjoyed tinkering and gardening.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, Norma Jane, are his four children: Holly Evans and her husband, Bob, of Berwick; Daniel Sweeney and his wife, Bonnie, of Bloomsburg; Jennie Barnhill and her husband, Brent, of Bloomsburg; Robert Sweeney and his wife, Susan, of Nescopeck; two grandchildren: Corey Evans and Megan Sweeney; one great grandson: Isaiah Evans; and a sister, Ruth Elaine Harvey, of Millville.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Arthur Sweeney and by a sister, Marcia Buck.
Services and Military Honors will be held Friday, January 20th, 2023 at 3 P. M. at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton (State Route 487) with Rev. Mark Shellenberger, officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Benton Assembly of God Church, 3686 State Route 487, Stillwater, PA 17878.
The McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., Benton is honored to serve the Sweeney Family. For online condolences or additional information, please visit our website: www.mcmichaelfuneralhome.com
Benton Assembly of God
3686 SR 487, Stillwater PA 17878