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Doris M. (Sweeney) Braun

October 27, 1929 ~ September 4, 2020 (age 90)


Doris M. Braun, 90, formerly of Reading passed away on Friday September 4, 2020 at the Laurel Center in Hamburg. She was the daughter of the late Alexander E. Sweeney Sr. and Florence G. (Klinger) Sweeney. Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Leo G. Braun.

Mrs. Braun is survived by her sister Sandra Hower of Kutztown, six grandchildren, two step grandchildren and several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by three sons; Michael G. Braun, Jeffrey M. Braun and David A. Braun. Doris was also preceded in death by seven siblings; Patrick Sweeney, Patricia Rogers, Lynda Sweeney, Alexander Sweeney Jr., Harry Sweeney, Dolores Crist and Darlene Lerch.

Doris worked as a lunch aide at Reading School District for 12 years. Doris loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed shopping, baking, and playing Bingo. Doris was an avid traveler and loved exploring the world with her husband Leo. She was fun loving and was always willing to try something new. Doris also helped cater at Big John’s Restaurant for many years. She enjoyed donating her time to St. Margaret’s School by helping with the lunch program and frequently volunteered at the Parish as well. She was a kind and loving person and will be missed by everyone.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Margaret RCC 925, Centre Ave. Reading on Saturday September 12, 2020 at 10 a.m. Reverend Angel L. Garcia Almodovar will celebrate the mass. Interment will immediately follow at Gethsemane Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends in Bean Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3825 Penn Avenue Sinking Spring, Friday September 11, 2020 from 5 p.m. to 7p.m. Contributions can be made in Doris’s memory to: St. Margaret RCC 925 Centre Ave. Reading Pa 19601.


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