Helen L. Sweet

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Helen L. Sweet

June 29, 1925 - December 27, 2018

Helen L. Sweet Helen L. Sweet, 93, of New Castle passed away the morning of Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at her residence.
Born June 29, 1925, in Newmansville, Pennsylvania, she was a daughter of Frank and Ruth Sigworth Flick.
She was preceded in death on Jan. 6, 1994, by her beloved husband, Thomas C. Sweet Sr., whom she married on Sept. 24, 1946.
Helen was a graduate of the Jameson School of Nursing through the U.S. Army Cadet Nursing Corps.
Prior to her employment with Jameson Hospital as a registered nurse in the obstetrics department, she worked at the B&W Tube Company during the war.
Among her interests, she enjoyed antiquing with her husband, Tom, and was a member of Paws and Taws.
She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she attended the Sparklers Bible study group and the Ethel Hurst Sunday school class.
Helen will always be remembered as a loving and wonderful mother and grandmother.
She is survived by three daughters, Phyllis (Stephen) Caravella of Pulaski, and Beverly (Gregory) Huling and Barbara K. Sweet, both of New Castle; two sons, Blair S. (Tracey) Sweet of Sharon and Thomas C. Sweet Jr. of Neshannock; two brothers, Virgil (Jane) Flick of Tionesta, Pennsylvania, and Donald (Shirley) Flick of Beaver Falls; a sister, Betty Bowen of Tionesta; a sister-in-law, Laura Flick of Tionesta; 12 grandchildren, Amanda Reader, Josh Huling, Kiley Huling, Katey Rendos, Blair Sweet, Dennis Sweet, Jennifer Kruger, Krista Reddick, Courtney Caravella, Cody Caravella, Robin Adler and Thomas Sweet; and 16 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Flick, and a sister, Doris Tucker.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church, 984 W. Maitland Lane, New Castle.
A funeral service will be held immediately following the visitation at 4 p.m. Sunday with the Rev. John Yergan officiating.
Burial will be in Oak Park Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 984 W. Maitland Lane, New Castle, Pa. 16105.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
Published on December 27, 2018
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Sunday December 30, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

First Baptist Church

984 West Maitland Lane, New Castle, PA, USA

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Sunday December 30, 2018

4:00 PM

First Baptist Church

984 West Maitland Lane, New Castle, PA, USA

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4 posts

Linda kosciusko
Jan 01, 2019
I am so very sorry... you have my deepest sympathy
Gregg Yoho
Dec 28, 2018
Blair so sorry for your loss.
Dulcie Hinton
Dec 28, 2018
My deepest sympathies to your family....she was a great lady!
Buck and Eileen
Dec 27, 2018
We are very sorry for your loss. Helen was a very sweet and special person. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family.