Home  | About  | Contact

Steven L. Sylvia

Born: Mon., Mar. 9, 1953
Died: Tue., Dec. 4, 2012


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Jan. 26, 2013
Location: South Coast Chapel Mortuary LLC.

Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Jan. 26, 2013
Location: mfcs South Coast Chapel

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Steven L. Sylvia, of New Bedford passed away, at Charlton Memorial Hospital, on Tuesday, December 4, 2012. He was 59 years old.

He was the loving partner for 26 years of William Paulhus, of New Bedford.

Steven was the son of Lily (Perry) Sylvia, of New York and the late, Lawrence Sylvia and the grandson of the late Lawrence and Louise (Ponte) Sylvia of New Bedford.  He was the nephew of Lorraine Anderly of New Bedford, Linda Howell of TN, and Nancy Machado of Dartmouth. Steven was also the uncle of Beth (Rego) Nichols, Marissa Sylvia and Scott Sylvia and he was also the brother of Scott Sylvia and his wife Christine of Dartmouth and Sharon (Sylvia) Rego and her husband, Kevin of New York. He also leaves behind a great niece, Braelyn Nichols of New York.

Also left to mourn Steven's passing is his second family, consisting of Jeanne Paulhus of Swansea and the entire Paulhus family, who loved Steven, as one of their own.

Steven also leaves behind his loyal and beloved daughter (dog) Jasmine.

Steven loved life and was especially fond of animals. He will be sorely missed by those who loved him.

There will be a memorial service on Saturday, the 26th of January at 2:00 pm . Steven's arrangements by: South Coast Chapel, East Freetown, Ma. 02717. Calling hours will be from 2pm to 4pm, in the Chapel. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend.

If you would like to leave an online condolence to Steven's family, please click on the tab above.


Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Direct website to florist ordering, saving on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Barbara & Maggie
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
We are so sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you Bill. And also too Steve''''s family.

   Posted Thu December 06, 2012

You will always be with me. I will miss seeing your face and hearing your voice but the 26 years we had together are full of memories. I thank God for those 26 years and OUR memories will always be in my heart. The Sylvia/Rego and Paulhus families are all mourning your loss.


Daniel Baptista
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
Dear Bill,
I have such good memories of times spent with you,him, Scott, Donna and myself. The many cocktails shared at the bar. Surely, he will be missed. I will always remember his sly smile. My love and prayers are with you at this time. As Always, Dan

Melanie E Demoranville
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
Dear Billy,
Mr D and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. Although we did not know Steven, we know that he must have been a great guy. Please know that we are thinking of you and praying that you will find peace and strength from your family and many friends.
Mrs D

Robin Ray
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
To you, BiLL, Steven's entire family, extended family and beloved dog Jasmine:
My thoughts are with you all today. Godspeed, Steven....

Judi Mulligan
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
Dear Billy,
I love you and I'm so sorry for your precious loss.

Linda Howell
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012

So sorry to hear about my nephew, Steve. I met you quite a few years ago and could see you were great for him. I lost my husband in January after 36 years and know how tough it is not seeing or hearing their voice anymore. Just enjoy your memories. That''s what keeps me going.

Auntie Linda

   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
Billy, so sorry, I love you if you need anything im there even if its an ear or a shoulder to cry on love you bill just going to take time. love you Jackie.

Sharon McLaughlin
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for you.



Marianne baptista
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
God speed Steve ,God needed another angel my thoughts and prayers go out to bill,Steve's family ,his extended family ,his belove dog

Theresa Ridings
   Posted Thu December 06, 2012
Dear Bill, I am sooo sorry for ur loss.. I know U will miss him immencely..I have very fond memories of Steve.. U know he is one of my favorite people..Thinking of U.. Love you very much.. Terri..

   Posted Fri December 07, 2012
Dear Bill,

I don't know how anyone can be loved more than you as a friend. I am so sorry for your loss and share in your sorrow.


Kenneth Monteiro
   Posted Mon December 10, 2012
Memories will never die. He's with Ma. Love ya.

Copyright © 2020 South Coast Chapel Mortuary LLC.. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |