Eva Sweet Quick, 91 formerly of Chichester died Sunday Sept. 8, 2019 at Ten Broeck Commons in Lake Katrine. A native, and life long area resident, she was born in Phoenicia on May 24, 1928 daughter of the late George Sweet and Daisy Belle Ward Sweet. She had been employed at the Chichester Wood Factory from 1951-53. Eva was a member of the Ladies Sewing Circle of Mt. Tremper, Shandaken Nursing Committee, Po-Ke- No group, Shandaken Senior Citizens Club, and the Town of Ulster Senior Citizens. She was a talented crafts person, who enjoyed sewing, knitting, crocheting, cooking, and baking. Eva loved to dance, and would travel with her daughter Rosie to many square dances in the Catskills. She resided in Allaben and Chichester for most of her life, before moving to Lake Katrine in 2001.
Surviving are her son James and his wife Tracy Quick of Phoenicia, daughter Melanie and partner Beth Brown of Kingston, Son-inlaw Dean Close of Lanesville, a brother John of New Paltz, 3 grandchildren: Kati Young, Jimmy Quick, and Christopher Farris. Eight great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her husband Herman in 2010,daughter Rosetta Close, brother George & his wife Elinor Sweet, and sisters Thelma German and Rita Quick.
A Service to Celebrate the Life of Eva will be held on Saturday Sept. 14, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home, 87 Main St. Phoenicia. Burial will be at the Mt. Pleasant Rural Cemetery, Rt. 28, Mt. Tremper. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Ulster Co. Hospice. Friends will be received on Friday from 3pm to 7pm at the E. B. Gormley Funeral Home. You may share a special memory with the family on Eva’s Tribute Wall at gormleyfuneralhome.com.