OBITUARY

Judy Sweet

July 17, 1953March 13, 2013

Judy Ann Azzara Sweet

CHAPIN – A memorial service for Judy Ann Azzara Sweet, 59, will be held at 12:00 noon, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at the Columbia Sailing Club. Memorials may be made to the Judy Sweet Sailing Foundation, c/o Columbia Sailing Club, 292 Shuler Road, Columbia, SC 29212 or The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke Medical Center DUMC, Box 3624. Durham, North Carolina 27710 or The American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210. Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Chapin Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Mrs. Sweet was born in Wilmington, NC on July 17, 1953 and passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. She was a daughter of Salvatore Azzara and the late Jean Sparkman Azzara. She enjoyed sailing and boating and being on the water, traveling and shopping. She loved spending time with her granddaughter. Mrs. Sweet owned Helping Hands Cleaning Service. Mrs. Sweet is survived by her husband, Robbie Sweet; brother, Joey (Nancy) Azzara; sister, Sally (Dwight) Byrd; sons, Mike E. (Teresa) Cates, Jr. and Tim (Tara) Cates; granddaughter, McKenna M. Cates; nieces, Natilee and Marguerite Azzara, Nikki (John) and Anniston Canady and Jacqueline (Robert) Parselis.

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Judy Sweet

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March 21, 2013

My thoughts and prayers go out to Robby and all of Judy's loved ones left behind. We will all miss her, yet her life is to be celebrated. For me, she taught me to live out loud, laugh out loud, and to love with all your heart. I'm sharing this photo I took a few years ago with her and my husband, Mike, at the sailing club. This is how I will always remember Judy. My God bless her and all her loved ones, as I know he will.

March 19, 2013

Robbie, the Sweets and the Azzara Family, We were so glad to have spent time with Judy and the family during our vacation in Chapin. We all enjoyed the South Carolina barbeque. We saw a very vibrant, outgoing and energetic person who acted like nothing was wrong. She also was so happy to be in their new house and her and Robbie did a fantastic job decorating and designing it. We're sure she will be watching over Robbie and keeping him safe. Bess was so glad she went up to offer assistance and enjoyed the time she spent with Judy along with Nissa, who stayed by Judy's side, the whole time she was there. Judy kept talking about Nissa even after they went home. All of our condolences to the family and we sure will miss her. Bess, Rick, Savannah, Trevor, Alyson, Nissa, Loke and Teddy. (Florida)

March 19, 2013

Dear Robbie and the Azzara family...my heart and prayers are with you all. Her light will never dim...hold this near and dear to your heart. She was a light in all of our lives!

Danee Rowe

March 18, 2013

We will greatly miss our friend Judy. All the laughs and fun we all had, prayers and thoughts for her family, and her wonderful husband who stood beside her through all this love you. Danee & Rich

Libby Daniels

March 18, 2013

My thoughts and prayers are with Robby during your time of loss.Judy was a pleasure to be around even when she was not feeling well.Her nurse navigator.

March 18, 2013

Robbie, our hearts are with you, so very sorry to read the news. Judy was a great person and we will never forget the times that we spent together.

Mark and Cindy Siebert

Cherie Ergle

March 18, 2013

Robbie, I am so so sorry to hear about Judy. My prayers are with you.

Debra Kelly

March 18, 2013

Robbie, We know how hard it is to say goodbye to Judy but have faith that she is in heaven. You can celebrate her life, her love, and know she is in your heart forever. Her beautiful light will shine on you and her family forever more from above.

March 18, 2013

Our hearts go out to you, Robbie. Judy will always be in our memories and we cherish all the wonderful times we had with you and her. Love, Joan, Jim and Neal

The Staff of Caughman-Harman Funeral Home

March 18, 2013

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.