Betty J. Sweeney, 84, of 6093 Niobe Road, Panama, died Sunday March 10, 2013, in her home.
She was born Oct. 14, 1928, in Ashville, a daughter of the late Arvid and Alma Bridges Sandstrom.
She was a graduate of Lakewood High School. Prior to her retirement she was employed by WCA Hospital as a licensed practical nurse for 14 years.
Betty J. Sweeney
Her memberships include Siloam Fellowship, Harmony Senior Citizens and Lakewood Rod and Gun Auxiliary.
She enjoyed spending time with family and friends and also cooking, knitting and crocheting.
Surviving are two daughters, Cherry (Sherwood) Potter of Ashville and Roxanne (James) Cady of Panama; two granddaughters, Melissa (Drew) Campbell of Clymer and Amy Casel of Dewittville; and seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick Sweeney, whom she married Oct. 12, 1946 and who died Jan. 3, 2001; two brothers, William and Robert Sandstrom; and a sister, Dorothy Nobbs.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 13 in the Lind Funeral Home. Pastor David Bush officiated. Burial was in Grant Cemetery, Niobe. Friends were received from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Panama Volunteer Fire Department, 27 E. Main St., Panama, N.Y. 14767.
Light a candle in remembrance of Betty at www.lindfuneralhome.com.