Sylvia Sonia (Gens) Pekunece died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on August 13, 2013. She was born in the Dorchester section of Boston the daughter of the late Louis Gens and Frances (Cohen) Gens. Sylvia is survived by her loving husband of 59 years, Paul Pekunece of Wayland. She was the devoted mother of Steven Pekunece and his wife Dawn M. Pekunece of Holliston and Dana L. Pekunece and his longtime companion Monica Mastrangelo of Boca Raton, FL. Cherished grandmother of Craig C. Pekunece of San Diego, CA and Jamie R. Pekunece of Los Angeles, CA. Sylvia and her husband Paul have resided in Wayland for over 50 years and she spent her formative years in Quincy. Private family services were held at the Pekunece family lot in Lakeview Cemetery on Wayland. In lieu of flowers, her family suggests that memorial gifts in her memory may be sent to the Society for the Blind, 1238 S. Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 or to a local organization that assists the blind. Arrangements entrusted to the care of the John C. Bryant Funeral Home of Wayland. For online condolences please visit www.johncbryant funeralhome.com.
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Published in The Wayland Town Crier from Aug. 17 to Aug. 24, 2013