Shirley Ann (Mackie) Sweet

  Shirley Ann (Mackie) Sweet, 92, formerly of Gettysburg, PA passed away on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 at Chestnut Knoll Assisted Living in Boyertown, PA. Born in Cranford, NJ, she was the daughter of the late Francis G. and the late Dorothy M. (Pierson) Mackie. She was the widow of Charles V. Sweet who passed away in 2019.

Shirley worked most of her life in the Classified’s Dept. for the New Hope, Yardley, and Langhorne Gazettes. She also sold AVON products as well. She was involved in many clubs: Newcomers, Welcome Wagon, PEO, and Bridge Clubs (She and her husband were avid Bridge players). Shirley loved gardening, animals, and nature. Shirley always had a smile on her face and will be remembered for her loving and giving nature, she will be deeply missed.

Surviving Shirley is her daughter: Bonnie S. Hood, wife of Chan; son: Glen A. Sweet, husband of Vicci; sister: Diane Genco; 4 grandchildren: Jesse Sweet, Lauren Bleiler, wife of Steve, Charles Hood, and Katherine Tevis, wife of Sean; and 2 great grandchildren: Gwendolyn Bleiler and Grace Bleiler.

Charles and Shirley will be interred together in Moshassack Cemetery in Central Falls, Rhode Island at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to your local S.P.C.A. in Shirley’s Memory.