Donald James Sylve died on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Ochsner. Age 63 years. Son of the late Eva and Isadore Martin Sylve, Sr. Beloved husband of Dianne Lastie Sylve. Devoted step-father of Vontta and Von Lastie. Grandfather of Milton Turner III. Brother of Carolyn Sylve Garrett (Eulice), Marlea Sylve Shelton (Adam Leroy, Sr.), Andrew Martin Sylve, Sr. (Debra), Gary David Sylve, John Randy Sylve (Brenda), Sharon Sylve Parquet (Ronald), Jennifer Sylve Banks (Anthony, Sr.), Leona Gregoire Taylor, Sylvia Anderson McDonald (Robert), and Ronald Harry Anderson. Nephew of Aunt Ethel Brow and Uncle Frank who helped raise him. Friend of Bernell Charles. Graduate in the Fifth Ward Class of 1969, and attended Southern University. He was the owner of Silver Landscaping. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a service at Stuart Hall Church, 2032 S. Carrollton Ave. on Saturday, March 1 at 10:00 am. Visitation at church from 9:00 am until service time. Contributions to Stuart Hall School, 2032 S. Carrollton Ave., NOLA 70118 preferred. Interment will be in Restlawn Park Cemetery in Avondale. To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com from Feb. 26 to Mar. 1, 2014