Shirley L. Sylvester

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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, Mass., and was daughter to the late Kenneth and Nancy Breed. She was a graduate of New England Baptist Hospital School of Nursing, 1947. 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 South 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, Mass.; 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 9 a.m. at the Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, followed by the prayer service at 9:30 a.m. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery, East Hartford.

Visitation hours will be held Friday, April 18, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a .

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Apr. 17 to Apr. 21, 2014
Shirley L. Sylvester
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