Wilma ""Sissy"" Carmichael Sywanyk, 46, of Jacksonville, passed away peacefully at home with loved ones gathered around on Sunday, June 22, 2014.
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She was born in Presque Isle, Maine, and was raised in Caribou. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Lou Clayton; and brother, Thomas Dill. She is survived by her father, William Carmichael Sr.; daughter, Janel Marie Lucas; son, Victor Eric Roulund III; her beloved grandsons, Skyler and Troy Lucas; sisters, Julie Kelley, Jenny Johnson, Jaylene Dill, Bessie Small; brother, William Carmichael Jr.; uncle and aunt, Lloyd and Diane Moores; her devoted husband, Mykola Ihor Sywanyk; and her precious pups, Monte and Lilly.
Wilma dearly loved and adored her children and extended family. She always placed her loved ones first, as evidenced by her providing care for her mother, Betty, during her brief battle with pancreatic cancer. A battle Wilma also faced and lost soon after. May she rest in peace now.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday evening at Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 26 in the chapel of Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville, with Pastor Richard Beacham officiating. Burial will follow in Coastal Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
The family requests all donations be made payable to Sanders Ford (Relay for Life Fund), Attention: Wanda Riggs, 1135 Lejeune Blvd., Jacksonville, NC 28540.
Electronic condolences may be left for the family at jonesfh.org.
Jones Funeral Home & Crematory
303 Chaney Ave
Jacksonville, NC 28540
Published in Jacksonville Daily News from June 23 to June 24, 2014