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Mary J. Sylvester

May 23, 1920 September 26, 2010
Mary J. Sylvester
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Obituary for Mary J. Sylvester

Mary J. Sylvester, 90, Oconto, WI passed away at Bay Shore Pines on the Lords Day, Sunday, September 26th, 2010. She was born May 23, 1920 in Oconto to Percy and Clara Williams. Mary grew up in Oconto and graduated from Oconto High School in 1938. She went on to attend Downer College in Milwaukee and Carroll College in Waukesha. Mary married the love of her life, Joseph Sylvester, and together they had 11 children, which along with her faith and church, were her reason for living and her gift to the world.

Mary is survived by her children, Joseph R. (Kathy), Grace E., Nicholas D. (Jenny), Mary Jo (Bill), Barbara L., Bonnie J. (Paul), Ruth A. (Ken), Steven W. (Ruth), Amy J. (John), Daniel C. (Maria), Jonathan P. (Michelle), and 14 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Joseph, a sister, and a grandchild, Susan K. Manske.

The family will receive relatives and friends at the First Presbyterian Church, Oconto, from 3 to 6 PM Thursday, September 30, 2010. Funeral services will be conducted at 6 PM at the church with Rev. Craig Alwin officiating. On line condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net


The family would like to express their sincere gratitude and appreciation to the staff at Bay Shore Pines and Unity for their care and support to Mom. It will never be forgotten.

Visitation:
3 PM to 6 PM at First Presbyterian Church 133 Jackson St. Oconto, WI 54153 on September 30, 2010 (map/driving directions)

Service:
6 PM at First Presbyterian Church 133 Jackson St. Oconto, WI 54153 on September 30, 2010 (map/driving directions)

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