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In Memory of

Anita Sweeney

March 17, 1929 - March 25, 2015

Obituary


Anita Marie Schaeffer Sweeney Peacefully entered into eternal rest on Wednesday morning March 25th, 2015, at the age of 86. Born in St. Louis, Mo. March 17, 1929, to the late Carl I Schaeffer and Eulalia Prinster Schaeffer. Wife of the late Charles H. Sweeney. Mother of Patricia Cummings, the late James V. Stephens, III (Deborah), Sharon Barkey (Mike), Deborah Fazekas (David), Robert G. Stephens (Nadine), and Michael E. Sweeney. Grandmother of Paul Arcuri, Katie Cummings, Nick, Meghan, and Jenifer Stephens, Julie Garland, Rebecca Foth, the late Sara Foth, the late Brandon Barkey, Laura Freeman,...

Anita Marie Schaeffer Sweeney Peacefully entered into eternal rest on Wednesday morning March 25th, 2015, at the age of 86. Born in St. Louis, Mo. March 17, 1929, to the late Carl I Schaeffer and Eulalia Prinster Schaeffer. Wife of the late Charles H. Sweeney. Mother of Patricia Cummings, the late James V. Stephens, III (Deborah), Sharon Barkey (Mike), Deborah Fazekas (David), Robert G. Stephens (Nadine), and Michael E. Sweeney. Grandmother of Paul Arcuri, Katie Cummings, Nick, Meghan, and Jenifer Stephens, Julie Garland, Rebecca Foth, the late Sara Foth, the late Brandon Barkey, Laura Freeman, Paula LaFargue, Maggie Hall, Betsy Zechman. Great grandmother of Mason Arcuri, Jason & Andrea Garland, Audrey, David & Caroline Freeman, Francine & Sylvie LaFargue, and Levitt Hall,. Sister to the late Gerald Schaeffer (Phyllis), Charles Schaeffer (Annie), the late Robert Schaeffer (Mikie, Loretto), Mary Kenefick (Tom). Joan Nigh (Charlie), Virginia McFarland (Ray, Larry, Charlie), the late Ruth Schaeffer, the late Rita Franklin (Richard), Lois Pollard (John), Carole Kramer (Ray), Jane Harr (Bob),the late Thomas Schaeffer (Ellen, Joan), the late Richard Schaeffer (Carol), Judy Fenton (Frank), the late Mark Schaeffer (Janie, April) and John Schaeffer (Linda), a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was a resident of Metairie, La. for 35 years, member and past president of D.E.B.'s club. After Katrina she moved to Fenton, Mo. for 8 years before returning to New Orleans, La. Relatives and Friends are invited to attend the Catholic Mass from Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, Metairie ''' 4747 Veterans Memorial Blvd on Monday April 6, 2015 at 12pm. Visitation will begin at 10:00am. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the American Heart Assoc. or the Wounded Warriors Project. She will be interred at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis, Mo. at a later date. Condolences may be offered at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com