T.W. Curry Parkview Chapel

755 George Street, Sydney, NS


Frank Noel Sylliboy

January 2, 1952September 3, 2019

With his family at his side our brother Frank ended his journey here on earth on Tuesday September 3, 2019. Following a courageous 9 month struggle with several hurdles that he overcame, and he finally succumbed to. Frank is the son of the late John Noel and Mary Ellen (Paul) Sylliboy. He was a quiet humble man who liked to help out when the need arose. He loved listening to old tunes and his favorite was Elvis. He was also a Chicago Black Hawks fan. Frank ran a canteen for decades and enjoyed making baskets and wreaths with family. He loved our family gatherings. Family was important to Frank. He enjoyed going to pow-wows, fishing and driving around in his pick up, just cruising. Frank was a member of Holy Family Parish and more recently Eagle Landing Ministries. He is survived by his family 4 stepchildren including step son Lloyd and step daughter Janet. Brothers; Robert (Mary) Sylliboy- Eskasoni, Martin (Mary Theresa) Cremo Eskasoni. Sisters; Jeannie (David) Rose- Ontario, Martha (David) Whitall- Westmont. Catherine Dennis -Eskasoni, Bridget Ann (Robert) Herney- Eskasoni, Aunt Catherine Bernard and Uncle Ben I Sylliboy both of Eskasoni. As well as numerous nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, 4 godchildren, and numerous other friends and family Besides his parents, Frank was also predeceased by his loving wife Barbara Ann (Gould) Sylliboy, 2 brothers in infancy, 2 nephew’s Melvin Dennis and Baby Cremo, as well as brother in law Clayton Dennis. Visitation will begin on Sunday, September 8 at 5186 Mountain Rd, Eskasoni with a funeral mass at Holy Family Church on Tuesday, September 10 at 10:30am with Fr. Angus MacDougall officiating. Interment to follow in Holy Family Parish Cemetery. Memories and condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.twcurry.com. Thank you to Chief Leroy Denny, his sister Shelley and Madeline Pollett for taking time to be with our family at this difficult time and leading us in prayers; our family very much appreciated this.


  • Barbara Ann (Gould) Sylliboy, Wife (deceased)
  • John Noel Sylliboy, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Ellen (Paul) Sylliboy, Mother (deceased)
  • Lloyd ., Stepson
  • Janet ., Stepdaughter
  • Robert (Mary) Sylliboy, Brother
  • Martin (Mary Theresa) Cremo, Brother
  • Jeannie (David) Rose, Sister
  • Martha (David) Whitall, Sister
  • Catherine Dennis, Sister
  • Bridget Ann (Robert) Herney, Sister
  • Catherine Bernard, Aunt
  • Ben I Sylliboy, Uncle
  • Melvin Dennis, Nephew (deceased)
  • Baby Cremo, Nephew (deceased)
  • Clayton Dennis, Brother-in-law (deceased)
  • Frank is also survived his other 2 stepchildren, 4 godchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, friends and family.


  • Visitation Sunday, September 8, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, September 10, 2019


Frank Noel Sylliboy

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