Barbara McSweeney
Barbara McSweeney
  • January 16, 1936 - March 17, 2016
  • Staunton, Virginia

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Barbara Faith McSweeney, 80, of Staunton, passed away Thursday, March17, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Hinton, West Virginia on January 16, 1936, a daughter of the late Louis and Clara Burton.
Barbara received her undergraduate from West Virginia University and her masters in mathematical education for the University of North Carolina. She worked for many years as a high school math teacher in Arlington County. Barbara was a volunteer for the geological and historical society, and she was a member of the Augusta County Bird Watcher's Club. In her spare time, she greatly enjoyed the great outdoors going hiking and working in her garden.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her two brothers, Edgar Webb and Bill Burton. Left to cherish her memory is her beloved husband, Daniel Patrick McSweeney of Staunton; a sister-in-law, Deloris Webb of Newport News; as well as extended family and friends.
Following Barbara's wishes, there will be no services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Barbara's memory to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Staunton Chapel of Reynolds Hamrick Funeral Homes.
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