Nancy Kaye Sweeney

Nancy Kaye (Adams) Sweeney, 69, New Palestine, passed away Monday, August 22, 2016, at her home. She was born on January 27, 1947, in Princeton, Ind., as the daughter of Albert and Chloe (Jones) Adams.

She graduated from Princeton High School in 1965. She married Daniel B. Sweeney on January 1, 1983, in Indianapolis. Nancy worked for Lucent Technologies for 31 years before retiring in 2000. Mrs. Sweeney was a member of Brookville Road Community Church. She loved crocheting, watching soap operas and doing jewelry shows with her daughter. She was a fan of the Colts and the Pacers. Nancy was a wonderful grandmother to her granddaughters and she was also a wonderful cook.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Dan Sweeney of New Palestine; daughter, Kristie (Darrin) Ruling of New Palestine; sister, Beverly (Jake) Barton of Princeton, Ind.; two granddaughters, Chloe and Cailyn; and several nieces and nephews.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jerry Adams; and nephew, Jeffery Adams.

Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 25, at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. at Brookville Road Community Church, 7480 US-52, New Palestine, IN 46163. Pastor Andy Flink will be officiating. Burial will follow at Washington Park East in Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be sent directly to Riley Children’s Hospital, 30 S. Meridian Street, #200, Indianapolis, IN 46204, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary.

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