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CROPSEYVILLE - Marie A. (Schermerhorn) Sweet of Grafton, died on Saturday, August 17, 2013, at Samaritan Hospital in Troy after a brief illness.
Born on July 28, 1930, Marie was the daughter of the late Mildred and Henry Schermerhorn and the wife of the late Rufus C. Sweet.
She was a life-long resident of Grafton, educated in Grafton's Toad Point one-room school and attended Hoosick Falls High School.
She was a wonderful homemaker, a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, lovingly known to her grandchildren as "Nannie." She loved the color red, dangling earrings, tending to her home and working in flower gardens. She was a member of the Grafton Baptist Church and the Grafton Seniors with whom she enjoyed many bus trips and social events.
Marie is survived by her children, Wanda Church and Keith (Leanna) Sweet, grandchildren; Dion (Jennifer) and Devin Church, Kyle and Kevin Sweet, all of Grafton, a sister, Ruth Carroll, a brother-in-law and special friend, Ed Schultz, her cousin, friend and 20+ year companion, Beulah Vars, seven great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Her sisters, Emily Schermerhorn, Mabel Schultz and son-in-law, Steven Church, predeceased her.
Marie's funeral service will held Tuesday, August 20, 2013, at 7:15 p.m. at the Grafton Baptist Church with Rev. Jason White officiating.
Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Church on Tuesday from 4 - 7 p.m.prior to the service. Burial will be held privately in Grafton Center Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions if desired may be made to either the Grafton Baptist Church, 11 Owen Road, Grafton, NY 12082 or the Grafton Volunteer Rescue Squad, 2379 State Route 2, Grafton, NY 12082.
Funeral service details are under the direction of the Howard B. Tate & Son Funeral Home Inc., 2237 New York Route 7, located in Raymertown.
Published in The Record on Aug. 19, 2013
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"i was blessed as one of her great granddaughters to know how amazing she was unfortunately i live so..."
- katelyn church
"May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow."
- Mike &Deb Centanni
"What a great lady! So sorry for your loss."
- Melissa Fredricks (Strasswimmer)
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- Stacy Quidgeon Baker
"Keith and family, Sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. She was a very sweet lady. My thoughts and..."
- Nancy Larocque
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