Jean E. Sweet
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Jean E. Sweet
  • December 14, 1928 - December 23, 2016
  • Madison, Connecticut

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Jean Erna Sweet, of Madison, died on December 23, 2016. She was the widow of Edgar B. Sweet Jr.

She was born on December 14, 1928, in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of Ernest and Dorothy Sangree.

Jean graduated from Branford High School in 1947; worked at C. R. Gibson in Madison and Guilford; and over the years was very active within various volunteer organizations, belonged to the Madison VFW Auxiliary; presided over a number of NCO Wives Clubs during her husband's time in the military; and lent her support to both the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts.

Mrs. Sweet is survived by her brother Ernest Sangree, her children, Paul Sweet and his wife Jill of Madison, Steve Sweet and his wife Priscilla of Groton, Ed Sweet and his wife Diane of Foxboro, MA, Tom Sweet and his wife Alice of San Antonio, TX, and Claudia Young and her husband Terry of Salisbury, NC; grandchildren Tom, Christopher, Matthew, Steven, Timothy, Brandon, Noah and Ella, and six great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sisters Holly and Pat.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday December 28th from 5-8pm at Swan Funeral Home, 825 Boston Post Rd., Madison. A funeral service will be held on Thursday December 29th at noon in St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 232 Durham Rd., Madison. Burial will follow in the Connecticut Veterans' Cemetery, Middletown. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: http://www.stronghousect.org/donate-volunteer. To sign the online guest book visit www.swanfuneralhomemadison.com.