Lois Ann Sweet­man

Cecil Whig - - & - OBIT­U­ARY POL­ICY

Lois Ann Sweet­man, of Golts, MD, died at her home on Tues­day, June 28, 2016. She was 68.

Mrs. Sweet­man was born Sept. 12, 1947 in Wilm­ing­ton, DE, the daugh­ter of the late Wil­liam and Char­lotte Mont­gomery Vin­yard. Lois at­tended Mid­dle­town High School through the 10th grade. She mar­ried Thomas B. Sweet­man Sr. at the age of 17 and the two started their fam­ily.

In 1979, she went to work for John­son Con­trol and for­mally re­tired in 2012. Mrs. Sweet­man was very ac­tive with the Dover Elks Lodge #1903 for 22 years. She en­joyed col­lect­ing dolls, light­houses and a va­ri­ety of other things. She loved to spend time with her fam­ily and travel across the United States with her hus­band.

In ad­di­tion to her par­ents, she was pre­ceded in death by her brother, Wil­liam Vin­yard Sr., and her sis­ter, Linda Yates.

She is sur­vived by her hus­band of over 52 years, Thomas B. Sweet­man Sr. of Golts, MD, son, Thomas Sweet­man Jr. (Joyce) of Elk­ton, MD, daugh­ter, Tammy Bram­ble (Jack) of Ear­leville, MD, daugh­ter, Char­lotte Hev­erin (Gary) of Golts, MD, son, Wil­liam Sweet­man (Lorri) of Mid­dle­town, DE, three sis­ters, “Ditti” De­busk (John) of Elk­ton, MD, Carol Dyling (Al­lan) of Texas, Ch­eryl Bradley (Mark) of Bear, DE, one brother, Michael Vin­yard (Chris) of Florida, nine grand­chil­dren: John, Heather, Tommy, Christina, Katie, Wil­liam, Brit­tany, Am­ber, Brandi, and six great grand­chil­dren: Conor, Sean, Bran­don, David, Carolynn and Ka­bella.

A visi­ta­tion will be held on Sun­day, July 3, from 1-3 p.m. at Fel­lows Fam­ily Fu­neral Home, 370 Cy­press St., Milling­ton, MD. Ser­vice will be­gin at 3 p.m.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions can be sent to the Dover Elks Lodge, #1903 200 Sal­is­bury Road, Dover, DE 19904.

On­line con­do­lences can be sent to the fam­ily at www.fh­n­fu­ner­al­home.com.


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