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Barbara Sweet

Sweet, Barbara

Barbara Lothian (Fisher) Sweet, 99 yrs, of Ballston Lake, formerly of Peekskill/Cortlandt Manor, widow of Dr. Charles L. Sweet, passed away July 23, 2013. She was born in Ossining, NY on July 15, 1914 to George and Margaret (Hunter) Fisher. Barbara graduated from: Peekskill High School in 1932, Oneonta Normal School (now Oneonta College) and New York University in NYC. Barbara taught school in the Yorktown School district until the birth of her first child. On December 27, 1941, she was united in marriage to Charles L. Sweet, MD. He predeceased her in 1972. She is survived by three children: Karl W. (Carolyn) Sweet of Cortlandt Manor, and twins, Judith and Jeffrey, of Ballston Lake and Peekskill, respectively. Also surviving are three grandchildren: Alison J. (Chris) Mazzoni of Cortlandt Manor, Jane L. (Dave) Pennacchia of Wakefield, MA and Jay (fiancee', Jacqueline Bono) Ruzicka of Melrose, MA; and four great-grandchildren: Aidan and Abigail Mazzoni of Cortlandt Manor and Jack and Kate Pennacchia of Wakefield, MA. Memorial Services for Barbara will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 17, 2013 at the Calvary Episcopal Church, Burnt Hills, NY. Her cremains will be buried in the family plot in Meadowlawn Cemetery, Petersburgh, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the; Foundation of the Hudson Valley Hospital Center; 1980 Crompond Road; Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567, will be appreciated. For online condolences or directions, please visit: www.eocurryfuneralhome.com.

E.O. Curry Funeral Home, Inc.

313 North James St. Peekskill

914-737-0083




Published in the The Journal News on July 25, 2013
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