Linda M. Sweet

Linda M. (Marmalade – CB handle) Sweet, age 70, passed away on July 3rd, 2014, at Ellis Hospital after a long illness. She was a Mayfield resident for 50 years.

She was born July 10th, 1943, in Niskayuna. She was a graduate of Scotia-Glenville high school. She was an RN prior to becoming employed at Grandoe Corp., Gloversville, where she worked for 46 years, retiring in 2009. She was a lifelong fan of football (Pittsburgh Steelers), NASCAR and gardening. She also enjoyed spending time with her family.

She is survived by three daughters, Shellene Napoleone (David Napoleone), Leanne Varin, and Stephanie Sweet (Daniel Allen); eight grandchildren, Jason Donahue of NJ, Sean Donahue of GA, Alicia Frasier, Lashauna Varin, Sarah Varin, Krista Allen, Daniel Allen and Hannah Allen, all of NY; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by parents, Kenneth H. Day and Edna (Wilkie) Day; husband, LeRoy C Sweet; and son, Kenneth Henges.

There is a graveside service at noon on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014, at Kings Cemetery in Northville prior to burial. Refreshments immediately following at the home of Clifford and Ruthe Sweet, 953 Co Hwy 123, Mayfield, NY.

We would sum up her life in 3 short words: dedicated, hardworking and loyal. Arrangements are by the Northville Funeral Service. Condolences may be made to the family online at