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Fredrick Evan


AGE: 65 • Tampa, FL

Fredrick E. Sylvanus, 65, of Tampa, FL, died June 25, 2016, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Leominster, MA to the late James Evan and Virginia (Hebert) Sylvanus, Fred graduated from Brandywine High School and the University of Delaware, earning a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, and Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science. He moved to Tampa in 2001 and retired in 2004 to enjoy woodworking, fishing, traveling and his family.

Fred is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Terry (Jones) Sylvanus; his son James F. Sylvanus and wife Jennette; his daughter Ginna E. (Sylvanus) Deitrick and husband Paul, Jr.; and two grandchildren, Virginia (Gigi) E. Deitrick and Alexandra (Lexi) I. Deitrick. He is also survived by his sister, Karen Sylvanus, and 18 nieces and nephews.

A celebration of Fred's life will be held in Delaware on October 2, 2016; further details will be available from the family. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Supportive Care Medicine program at Moffitt Cancer Center or LifePath Hospice in Tampa, Florida.
Published in The News Journal on June 29, 2016
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