Ocean City Today

Linda Jean Sweeney

Apr 27, 2017
Linda Jean Sweeney

printed 04/28/2017

Ocean City

Linda Jean Sweeney, age 70, passed away on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at her home.

Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late John L. and Bernice Podraza Russo.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, Joseph Sweeney; daughter, Nicole “Nicki” Laumann and her husband, Paul, of Pasadena, Maryland; twin brother, John Russo, Jr. and his wife, Joyce, of Kissimmee, Florida; and nephew, John Russo, III. She was an adored grandmother to Nina and Paul Laumann, III.

Linda attended Peabody Institute in Baltimore where she studied piano (four years) and ballet (eight years). She later worked as an executive secretary for the Department of Defense. She was a committee member of the Buddy Dean Dance Show for 2.5 years on WJZ TV.

Along with her love of dance, she enjoyed the beach and Boardwalk, cooking, boating on the Chesapeake Bay and her pond and geese. She was a devoted mother and grandmother.

A mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Holy Savior Catholic Church in Ocean City. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Park in Berlin. Rev. William Mathesuis officiated.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

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