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WHITE, Sylvia, of St. Thomas

WHITE, Sylvia, of St. Thomas, passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, in her 75th year. A wonderful friend and second Mom. Beloved aunt of Karen DeForest (Dave), Valerie White, Vanessa Austin, Mark White, Jolynn Belbeck, Marla Janssens and John White. Also fondly remembered by many great and great great nieces and nephews, and several cousins. Sylvia was the last surviving member of her own immediate family, having been predeceased by three brothers, Jack, Ronald (late Marilyn), and Harold (late Gladys). Born in St. Thomas, ON, Sept., 12, 1938, she was the daughter of the late John and Elsie (nee Gibbs) White. Sylvia retired from the St. Thomas Psychiatric Hospital where she worked for many years. She also worked at the Memorial Hospital earlier in her career. Sylvia was a member of the Red Hat Society.

Relatives and friends will be received by the family on Friday evening, July 12th from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Sifton Funeral Home, 118 Wellington St., St. Thomas (519-631-1160) where the funeral service will be held Saturday, July 13th at 11:00 a.m. Interment in Elmdale Memorial Park. If so desired, memorial donations to Eastwood Fellowship Baptist Church will be appreciated.

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