Mary Lou Sweeney, 87, of Ocala, Florida passed away August 9, 2020. Born in Huntington, West Virginia, Mary Lou grew up in Lancaster, Ohio. She attended Miami University, in Oxford Ohio and later graduated from Ohio State University, with a BA in Business Administration. She married and raised her children in Columbus, Ohio, lived in California and Washington State before moving to Ocala, Florida, from Issaquah, Washington, in 2007.
She worked in the accounting field for various companies, however she was most proud of her time at The Getty Museum (now Villa) in Malibu, California. Mary Lou will be remembered by her family for her positivism and her great sense of humor.
She was preceded in death by her 6 sisters and is survived by her children, Joseph Raymond Prohaska, Jr., Tony Prohaska, and wife Kui Wang, Ann Elizabeth Prahl, Cynthia Lynn Prohaska and Susan Sweeney Prohaska as well as her 2 grandchildren, Natalie and Oskar Prahl.
As an expression of sympathy, any desired memorial contributions may be kindly sent to the American Stroke Association, (stroke.org), the Michigan Alzheimer’s Disease Center (alzheimers.med.umich.edu/supportus/), or to the charity of your choice.
Plans for a ‘Celebration of Life’ for Mary Lou are pending. Arrangements by Baldwin Brothers Funerals & Cremations 11250 SW 93rd Ct. Rd. Ocala, FL 352-236-7813.