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Lansdale, PA 19446
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Dolores E. Sweet

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DOLORES SWEET Dolores E. Sweet, 84, of Lansdale, formerly of Hartford, CT, entered into God's care July 31, 2013. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Donald E. Sweet, in 2005. Born August 9, 1928 in Philadelphia, Dolores was a daughter of the late William A. and Edna H. (Simpler) Skinner. A long-time dedicated member of Christ United Methodist Church in Lansdale, Dolores was a former member of the United Methodist Church of Hartford. Both churches benefitted from her time and talents which included serving as a lay leader, organizing various fundraisers and volunteering on multiple committees that served both the church and the community. In 1991, she and her husband moved to Walnut Meadows where they spent many years organizing and participating in community activities. She especially loved singing with the Walnut Meadow Singers. She enjoyed visiting her children in New Hampshire and in California as well as spending time with extended family. Above all else, Dolores cherished her role as wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend. She will be greatly missed. She is survived by a son, Donald W. Sweet and his wife, Donna M., of Concord, NH; two daughters, D.L. Sweet of Hermosa Beach, CA, and Donna L. Sweet of San Diego, CA; and two grandchildren, Brien Sweet of Windham, NH and Missy Sweet of South East Asia. She is also survived by her sister, Gladys Manners of Holland, PA; a loving extended family; and her family's beloved pets, Picasso and Snoopy. Another pet, Tinker was waiting to greet her across the Rainbow Bridge. Friends may greet the family 10AM Friday, August 9 at Christ United Methodist Church, 1020 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, PA 19446, where her memorial service will follow at 11AM. Interment will be in the adjoining columbarium. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dolores' name to Christ United Methodist Church, address above. Arrangements are by Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale.

Published in The Reporter on Aug. 3, 2013
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