LeRoy C. Sweet

LeRoy C. Sweet, 73, of Mountain Road, Mayfield, passed away unexpectedly on May 25, 2013, at Nathan Littauer Hospital. He was born on August 15, 1939, a son of Milton and Bertenia Tomlinson Sweet. He was a lifelong area resident and attended Northville school.

He was last employed by Don Brown Bus Sales, retiring in 1992 due to ill health. He loved hunting, fishing and gardening.

He was predeceased by his parents and infant brother Milton Sweet Jr.

Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Linda Day Sweet, three daughters: Shellene Donahue (David Napoleone) of Manville, N.J., Leanne Varin of Mayfield and Stephanie Sweet (Dan Allen) of Gloversville. Also surviving are 8 grandchildren: Jason and Sean Donahue of N.J., Alicia Frasier of Gloversville, Leshauna and Sarah Varin of Mayfield and Krista, Daniel and Hannah Allen of Gloversville.

He also is survived by brothers: Gary Sweet of Gloversville, Clifford (Ruthe) Sweet of Mayfield and Errol (Barbara) Sweet of Bleecker Mtn. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him.

Friends may call on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Northville Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at 1 p.m. Burial will be held in King Cemetery, town of Northampton. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be made to the family online at