Sylvia Pauline (Bennett) Leep(1930 - 2013)

The universe received a new star to burn bright in the starry night sky on June 13, 2013.

Sylvia Pauline Leep, 83, of Front Royal, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born March 15, 1930 in Parkersburg, WV. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ora K. Bennett.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers, Ernest and Delbert Bennett.

Surviving along with her loving husband of 66 years, Francis ìBobî Leep, are four children, a son Alan D Leep and wife Penny of Mt. Jackson; Daughter Linda Maynard and husband Tony of Front Royal; Son Steve Leep and wife Kim of Middleburg, FL; and daughter Tammy Triantafillou and husband Mike of Winchester. She is also survived by nine grandchildren, T.J. Maynard, Becky Maynard, Shasta Leep and wife Stephani, Michele Milller, and husband Brian, Cole Leep, Ashley Crater and husband Josh, Christina âChrisîã Triantafillou, Zach Triantafillou and Max Triantafillou; nine great grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; sister Carole Hart; brother Tom and wife Clara Mae Bennett all of Parkersburg, WV; and her faithful canine companion, Teddy.

Sylvia was born and raised in Parkersburg, WV. She was a loving wife, mother, sister and grandmother who will be missed by many. She leaves us all with lasting memories until we meet again.

Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333. West Cork St Winchester, VA 22601.

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Turner Robertshaw Funeral Home
1200 N Shenandoah Ave Front Royal, VA 22630
(540) 635-4186

Published in Northern Virginia Daily from June 14 to June 15, 2013