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Obituary: David Paul Sweet, 27

Jul 21, 2016 07:42AM ● By Theresa Gilman


David Paul Sweet, age 27, of Billerica, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away unexpectedly on July 14, 2016.

Dave was born on July 11, 1989 in Winchester, MA; he was the cherished son of David J. Sweet of Tewksbury, formerly of Stoneham and Barbara E. Chirone of Billerica.

Dave was raised and educated in the Wilmington Public School System. He was also a recent graduate of the HVAC program at the Porter and Chester Institute in Woburn, MA.

Dave was a huge sports fan; he played hockey for most of his life. He also played soccer and football in his younger years. Dave enjoyed watching all sporting events with his family and friends, especially Nascar.

Dave will be remembered as a loving, caring and generous person. He had a very special bond with his mother, who he placed on a pedestal and could count on for anything. Dave also shared a very special friendship with his sister, Emma.

Dave will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

David is the cherished son of David Sweet and Barbara Chirone and her companion, Bob Young of Billerica, dear brother of Emma Sweet of Billerica, loving grandson of Dorothy Angus of Georgetown, Paul Chirone of Wakefield, Sandra Lawrence of Boston, Kenneth Sweet of Saugus, nephew of Kenneth Sweet of Plaistow, NH, Karl Lawrence of Bedford, NH, Ginger Coupal and Patricia Sweet, cousin of Nick Lawrence, Ashlynn Lawrence, Joe Sweet, Holly Sweet and Ally Sweet. Dave is also survived by his girlfriend, Kristin Brekalis as well as a large, loving extended family and many friends.

Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Mass at St. Dorothy’s Church, Main Street, (Rte. 38), Wilmington, MA on Friday, July 22nd at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial donations in Dave’s name may be made to the Phoenix House, 43 Old Colony Ave., Quincy, MA 02170.

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