OBITUARY

Shirley Genevieve Sylvester

June 26, 1923January 21, 2013

On Monday, January 21, 2013, Shirley Genevieve Sylvester, of Selbyville, DE, formally of Crofton, MD. ,beloved wife of the late Edward G. Sylvester, beloved mother of Kathleen A. Brown (Daniel), Timothy E. Sylvester (Nancy), and Tomas C. Sylvester (Vicky) , grandmother of Carey Ballinger, Nicole McIntyre, Daniel Sylvester, and Scott Sylvester, great-grandmother of Evan and Lia Ballinger passed away from natural causes. Mrs. Sylvester born June 26, 1923 in Jeanette, Pennsylvania, graduated from Jeanette HS in 1941 then went on to complete her Registered Nurse training at St. John’s General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA in 1944. She then proudly served her country as a General Duty Nurse for the US Army at the Aberdeen Maryland Military Hospital from 1945 to 1946 where she was awarded the World War II Victory Medal and Meritorious service award. After an honorable discharge, she continued her education and received her BS in Nursing from Duquesne University in 1944. She worked as a Pediatric Floor Nurse at Anne Arundel General Hospital from 1968 to 1985. A Catholic mass will be offered at 1PM Friday, January 25, 2013 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Crofton, MD. Interment will follow at 2:30 PM at Maryland Veterans Cemetery Crownsville, MD. A gathering of friends and family will be held at the Annapolis Elks Club, 2517 Solomon’s Island Road Edgewater, MD 21037 from 3:30 PM to 5 PM after the cemetery service. All who knew Shirley and her family are very warmly welcomed to attend and to share their stories and memories of her life.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Funeral Service Friday, January 25, 2013
  • A Gathering of Friends and Family Friday, January 25, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Burial
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Joan Bell

January 26, 2013

Dear Tim and Family -- I was honored to attend the service for your mom. I was touched by your loving eulogy which so eloquently expressed her devotion to her family, her profession, and her church. It appears that you got your sense of humor and love for life from your mom. May those traits and the knowledge that she will live in your heart forever help you through this difficult time. With sympathy and friendship.

Neil Etter

January 25, 2013

Godspeed Shirley. You were a delight to my family, and we are honored to have known you. Take care.

Robin Cephas

January 24, 2013

Well,what can I say bout a very sponkey ,live,full of love woman strong in her faith shirley I only knew you a few days and it was love at first site .You always made me feel loved and wanted and even when you didn't want to do what I said you did it anyway.Your spirit lives on I love you and will miss you but I'm glad your at peace and no more pain.Love always Robin Cephas

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A. Daisey Calhoun

January 24, 2013

So sorry for your loss----it is a loss for my mother that will be hard to deal with--thank you for all you have done for my mother

Sylvester Family

January 24, 2013

Sylvester Family

January 24, 2013

Sylvester Family

January 24, 2013