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Shirley L. Sylvester

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Shirley L. Sylvester Obituary
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Shirley L. Sylvester, 87, of East Hartford, passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at the St. Francis Hospital. She was predeceased by her husband Herbert C. Sylvester. Shirley was born in Haverhill, MA and was daughter to the late Kenneth and Nancy Breed. She was a graduate of New England Baptist Hospital School of Nursing, 1948. Shirley had been the night Nursing Supervisor at Mount Sinai Hospital, before retiring in 1986. She as a very proud member of the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. She is survived and will be dearly missed by: a daughter, Gail Noske and her husband Ron of S. Windsor, sons; Chuck Sylvester and his wife, Kathy of Andover and Ken Sylvester of East Hartford, a sister, Karen Piper and her husband James of Harvard, MA, three grandchildren: Christopher Noske, Katie Noske and Nikole Sylvester, a brother in law: Gordon Sylvester and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will begin Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 9am at the Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, followed by the Prayer Service at 9:30am. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, East Hartford. Visitation hours will be held Friday, April 18, 2014 from 4-7pm at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a . For directions or online messages, please visit www.newkirkandwhitney.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 17, 2014
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