Anthony A. Sylvia
January 12, 1951 – April 12, 2020
Anthony A. Sylvia, age 69, of Fairhaven passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2020 in Sippican Healthcare. He was the ex-husband of Donna Barton and the longtime companion of Joyce Poirier.
Born in New Bedford, he was the son of the late Anthony Antone Fernandes and Anita Jeanette (Chartier) Sylvia.
Anthony was very proud to have served in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War and received the National Defense Service Medal. He was employed at Morse Twist Drill and became a licensed Carpenter. Anthony was a simple man who enjoyed hunting, the outdoors, always looking out for others and loved his family. He will be truly missed by all he knew and loved.
He is survived by his loving sister, Janet Sylvia of Fairhaven; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Aloha Camacho and Carol Fortin.
Private arrangements are in the care of WARING-SULLIVAN HOME AT FAIRLAWN MORTUARY, 180 Washington St. Fairhaven. For on-line tributes please visit our website at www.waring-sullivan.com