Helen L. Sweet


Helen L. Sweet, 93, of New Castle, passed away the morning of Dec. 27, 2018, at her residence.
Born June 29, 1925, in Newmansville, she was the daughter of Frank and Ruth Sigworth Flick.
She was preceded in death on Jan. 6, 1994, by her beloved husband, Thomas C. Sweet Sr., whom she married on Sept. 24, 1946.
Helen was a graduate of the Jameson School of Nursing through the U.S. Army Cadet Nursing Corps.
Prior to her employment with Jameson Hospital as a registered nurse in the Obstetrics Department, she worked at the B&W Tube Co. during the war.
She enjoyed antiquing with her husband Tom and was a member of Paws and Taws. She was a member of First Baptist Church, where she attended the Sparklers Bible study group and the Ethel Hurst Sunday School Class.
Helen will always be remembered as a loving and wonderful mother and grandmother.
She is survived by three daughters, Phyllis (Stephen) Caravella of Pulaski, Beverly (Gregory) Huling and Barbara K. Sweet of New Castle; two sons, Blair S. (Tracey) Sweet of Sharon and Thomas C. Sweet Jr. of Neshannock; two brothers, Virgil (Jane) Flick of Tionesta and Donald (Shirley) Flick of Beaver Falls; one sister, Betty Bowen of Tionesta; one sister-in-law, Laura Flick of Tionesta; 12 grandchildren; Amanda Reader, Josh Huling, Kiley Huling, Katey Rendos, Blair Sweet, Dennis Sweet, Jennifer Kruger, Krista Reddick, Courtney Caravella, Cody Caravella, Robin Adler and Thomas Sweet; and 16 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Flick; and one sister, Doris Tucker.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 984 W. Maitland Lane, New Castle, PA 16105.

Helen L., 93, of New Castle.
Calling hours: From 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday (12-30-18) at First Baptist Church, 984 W. Maitland Lane, New Castle. Online condolences may be offered at www.cunninghamfh.com.
Service: Funeral will be at 4 p.m. Sunday (12-30-18) at the church, with the Rev. John Yergan officiating.
Burial: Oak Park Cemetery.
Arrangements by R. CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY INC., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
Published on December 27, 2018
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