Sweet, Philip F. (Symbol o American Flag) - November 28, 2019 - of the Town of Tonawanda, entered into rest at his residence while under the care of Hospice. Beloved husband of Dona Mae (nee Simon) Sweet. Loving father of Candy (Paul Swisher), Tina (Gary Tankoos) and Paula (David Opalinski). Cherished grandfather of Samantha, Erica and Mia Tankoos. Devoted son of the late Frank and Ivaloe (nee Kraft) Sweet.. Dear brother of the late Janie Hanson. Philip Sweet was a proud volunteer in the regular Army 1954-1957, stationed in Aviation recovery and Maintenance (Helicopter Crew Chief), Frankfurt, Germany. Proud member of the Local 237 IBEW, Niagara Falls, NY. Elevator Constructors Local 14, Buffalo, NY. He was also an avid woodworker. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Flowers gratefully declined. Memorial may be made to Hospice Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY 14227. Arrangements by C. Mertz and Son Funeral Home, Inc. Please share condolences at www.mertzfh.com
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