Sue LaSalle Sweet

April 6, 2013

  —  Sue LaSalle Sweet, 58, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family after her long battle with cancer.

Born Aug. 10, 1954, the daughter of Hilda Howes LaSalle and Edward LaSalle, she attended Indian River schools, graduating in 1973. 

Sue worked at Dunkin Donuts in Watertown, where she met her husband, Charles; at Northland Electric for 17 years; and for 23 years at the Department of Social Services as a social worker, retiring in 2013 because of her illness.

She married Charles Sweet on May 26, 1973, in Watertown.

Sue loved riding the Harley Davidson with her husband more than anything. She also enjoyed watching Joyce Meyer and spending time with her family, especially her grandkids. 

She was a Member of Stonecroft Ministry and the Nazarene Church, Watertown, where she was active as a Sunday school teacher, worked in the children's ministry, vacation bible school and missionary work receiving the Dedicated Service Award in 2010.

She is survived by the love of her life, Charles Sweet, husband of 40 years; three daughters, Vickie (Ronald) John, Land O Lakes, Fla., Tracey Sweet and her fiancé, Thomas Horning, Watertown, and Charyl (Adam) Reff, Dexter; 14 grandchildren and four great grandchildren; her mother-in-law, Laura Sweet, Watertown; sisters, Francis (Tom) Green, Edinburgh, Texas, Hilda LaSalle, Whitefield, N.H., Kay (James) Robarge, Auburndale, Fla., and Linda (Donald) Amell, Watertown; a brother, Milton (Jeanetta) LaSalle, Watertown; as well as her brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, and many nieces and nephews who loved her very much.

She was predeceased by her parents, Hilda and Edward LaSalle, as well as a brother, Jerold Hamilton.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Jefferson County Hospice, 1398 Gotham St Watertown, NY 13601.

Arrangements are with Cleveland Funeral Home, Inc., Watertown.



Information provided by Cleveland Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.