Edward S. Sweet, 83, of Warren, Pa., died Tuesday afternoon, December 31, 2013 at Warren General Hospital Emergency Room.
He was born July 5, 1930 in Bradleytown, Pa. He was the son of the late Wilson T. and Nellie Smith Sweet, He was a Warren area resident since 1955 moving here from Oil City, Pa. Ed was employed as a carpenter for 20 years at Blair Corporation retiring in 1992. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, Warren Moose Lodge 109. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed traveling and woodworking. Ed was a veteran of the U.S. Navy as a Storekeeper Third Class during the Korean War serving from August 18, 1950 to June 11, 1954. While in the service he earned the National Defense Service Ribbon
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Carroll A. Kotmair Sweet whom he married October 26, 1957 at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, Warren, Pa., 2 Children Mark E. Sweet of Warren, Pa., Jeanette C. Manzoni and husband, Carman of Dahlonega, Ga.
1 Soninlaw, Robert Mattern of Warren, PA.
1 Sister Olive L. Weaver of Altamonte Spring, FL.
6 Grandchildren Zachary Mattern (Katie) and Kara Mattern, Tyler Sweet (Lauren), Kaisey Sweet, Kyle Sweet, John Manzoni, 2 Great Grandchildren Kaylynn Rickerson and Avery Mattern. Several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Danene M. Mattern who died April 4, 2009, 1 Brother Wilson Eugene Sweet. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa., Thursday, January 2, 2014 from 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Friday, January 3, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, Pa. Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Ascension in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do through Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund or Alzheimer’s Association, Northwestern Chapter, 1128 State Street, Suite 301, Erie, Pa. 16501, Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com