Lawrence Sweetman

Obituary of Lawrence J. Sweetman

Palmer-Lawrence J. Sweetman, 92, passed away December 23, 2023. Born in Worthington, MA on November 9, 1931, he was the son of Timothy Sr and Bessie (Hersh) Sweetman. Larry was a heavy equipment operator and mechanic for Goldstein & Gurwitz Construction for many years. During his time as a heavy equipment operator and mechanic and after his retirement, he also owned and operated Park Street Used Trucks. Larry also enjoyed finding old tractors and restoring them. For the past 22 years, Larry and his wife Sharon have lived in Belchertown. He will be greatly missed by his wife of 49 years, Sharon A. (Kenyon) Sweetman along with his children, Sherri Coronado of Santa Rosa, CA, Janet Sweetman of Denver, CO, Carol Sweetman of Las Vegas, NV, David Sweetman in Delaware and Laurie Guyette of Chicopee. Sharon's children, Darlene Pacocha of W.Springfield and Peggy Daley Demers of Fontana, CA as well as seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren also survive him. Larry was the last surviving of his siblings and is also predeceased by his parents. Services have been omitted and Beers & Story Palmer Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in his memory to either the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association. Please visit
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