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Raymond J. Sylvia

Born: Thu., Aug. 18, 1932
Died: Tue., Feb. 16, 2016


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Raymond J. Sylvia beloved and devoted husband of Dolores Sylvia, passed peacefully at home after an extended illness. Survived by his children; daughter, Anne and husband Gerald Lynch of Rochester, MA; daughter Julie and husband James Oliveira of New Bedford, MA and son Dave and wife Kimberly Sylvia of Fairhaven, MA. He leaves behind seven grandchildren, Bethany Meehan, Matthew Lynch, Sarah Lynch, Brenden Sylvia, Makenzie Sylvia, Rylee Sylvia & Lilly Oliveira, four great grandchildren Abigail, Molly & Emma Meehan, & Kylie Sylvia and his sister Irene DaCosta.

Ray proudly served in the United States Army.

He will be remembered for his love of his family, strong work ethic and his sense of humor. Next time you’re at a parade think of him.

The family would like to extend their thanks to the staff of Master Peace and the Community Nurse and Hospice Care for their compassion and care during his illness.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that you do something special for you in his memory.

Per his families wishes Raymond's funeral services will be private.

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Ray Charpentier
   Posted Sun February 21, 2016
May I express my deepest sympathy to all the family. I can remember the many times he would come by the prescription counter and make us laugh. I will sayit is instances like that that I miss in my retirement. Peace be with you all.

don & muriel oliveira
   Posted Sun February 21, 2016
We are very sorry to hear about Ray. He was a great guy & neighbor. We loved to stand outside with him and talk. He always had a nice story to tell you. He will be missed .

Dee Glavin
   Posted Sun February 21, 2016
I would like to express my condolences to Sylvia family

Im so glad i got to meet and know Ray. I enjoyed our talks his stories about how proud he was of all his children and grandchildren his face lit up .I could see how much he loved his wife Dolores .I loved working for Ray house was warm and inviting he always made you feel welcome .going to miss you
RIP
masterpeace caregiver Dee

Nelson and Christine Gonsalves
   Posted Tue February 23, 2016
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Rest in peace Mr. Sylvia.

Don & Josette Sparks
   Posted Tue February 23, 2016
Our Sincere Sympathy To Aunt Dolores and your entire family. He was such a great man. He will be missed by many. Loved his sense of humor. Sorry we couldn't be there with all of you.

God Bless You all.

Love,
Josette & Don

Dorothy Nadeau
   Posted Thu August 31, 2017
Raymond's mother Maria was my great aunt. Her sister Irene, was my grandmother. I used to come with my mother, Mary to New Bedford to visit Tias Maria and Elsie. Great ladies.

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