Joseph F. Sweet Sr.
August 29, 1938 - April 23, 2013
Joseph F. Sweet Sr., 74, of Norwalk, husband of Patricia D’Andria Sweet, died Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at the Norwalk Hospital. Born August 29, 1938 in Norwalk, CT, he was the son of the late Edwin J. and Catherine Lovett Sweet.
Mr. Sweet worked for the City of Norwalk D.P.W. for 33 years before his retirement. He was an avid boater and fisherman and he loved camping on Cockenoe Island. He was a 30 year member of the South Norwalk Boat Club and a past member of several other boating and social clubs in the area.
In addition to his beloved wife of 54 years, Patricia, he is survived by his daughter Debra Senger (Stephen) of Bethel, CT; by his brothers James Sweet of Norwalk and John “Jack” Sweet of Brookfield; and by his five grandchildren Kara Sweet Vizard (Justin), Joseph F. Sweet III, Justine Senger, Sherry Senger and PFC Brian F. Senger (USMC). He was also a loving uncle to all his many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his son Joseph F. Sweet Jr.; by three sisters Edna MacGregor, Phoebe Dunlap and Marion Brown; and by three brothers, William, Alfred and Charles Sweet.
Friends may call on Friday, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. Services will be held Saturday at 10:00 AM in the funeral home. Burial will follow the services in St. John Cemetery, Richards Avenue, Norwalk.