Sylvia Furman

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ULYSSES - Sylvia A. Furman, 83, formerly of Ulysses and Ellisburg, died Sunday (Feb. 21, 2016) in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.
She was born Dec. 29, 1932, in Austin, a daughter of Pete and Myrtle Goodwin McIsaac. On Oct. 23, 1950, in Coudersport, she married Wilton Edward Furman, who predeceased her in 1987.
A graduate of Coudersport High School, she was a lifelong area resident. She was a member of the Ellisburg Union Church and the HUG Senior Center in Ulysses.
Surviving are three children, Betty (John) Glisson of Austin, Judith (Richard) Hemphill of Coudersport, and David (Roberta) Furman of Ellisburg; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Arlene Pepper of Coudersport; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her stepfather, Harold McCann; and four sisters, Vera Pekarski, Ethel Palmer, Evelyn Phillips, and Gladys Riganey.
Friends may call at the Ellisburg Union Wesleyan Church on Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m., with funeral services following at 2 p.m. The Rev. Roy Ward, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Genesee Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses.
Memorials may be made to the Patterson Cancer Center, c/o Cole Memorial Hospital, 1001 E. Second St., Coudersport, PA 16915.
Online condolences may be expressed at
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Olney Funeral Home and Cremation Service
621 South Main Street
Ulysses, PA 16948
(814) 848-7542
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Published in The Bradford Era from Feb. 22 to Feb. 28, 2016
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