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Friday, January 10, 2014

Lloyd “Bill” Sweet, 88, of West Water St, Wellsboro, PA

Lloyd “Bill” Sweet
Lloyd “Bill” Sweet, 88, of West Water St, Wellsboro, PA, passed away unexpectedly January 9, 2014 at his home. 

He was the husband of Joan Boom, whom he married on July 28, 1949. 

Bill was born February 24, 1925, in Little Marsh, PA, the son of Aric E. and Lucretia E. (Huck) Sweet. 

He was formerly employed with A&P, as a meat manager and Greco’s Super Duper before retiring. Bill attended the Keeneyville United Methodist Church. 

He was a US Army veteran having served in WWII in the European Theater. 

He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Bill was a member of the Ossea Lodge #317, F. & A.M. Wellsboro.

 He was an avid hunter and fisherman and well known in the area for processing deer. 

Bill enjoyed most sports but especially baseball. He was inducted into the Tioga County Sports Hall of Fame. Bill served as one of the original Wellsboro Little League managers and closely followed the New York Yankees. 

Surviving in addition to his wife Joan, is his son and daughter-in-law, Phill and Susan Sweet, Wellsboro, PA; two daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and Mike Hars, Pittsgrove, NJ and Sally and Chris Cooney, Athens, PA; seven grandchildren, Amy LoSchiavo, Todd Sweet, Matt Sweet, Sheena Folkers, Ashley Cooney, Alyssa Hars and Kerry Hars; nine great-grandchildren; his brother and sister -in-law, Arden and Betty Sweet, Middlebury Center, PA. 

Bill was preceded in death by two sisters, Evelyn and Pauline. 

Friends and family are invited to Bill’s Life Celebration on Monday, January 13, 2014 from 2-4 PM and 6-8PM, at Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home, “A Life Celebration Home”, 139 Main Street, Wellsboro, PA. Funeral, Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home, with Rev. Darwin “Tink” Cranmer officiating. Burial in the Wellsboro Cemetery. 

Memorials may be made in Bill’s name to the Wellsboro Little League. 

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