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“I was so sorry to read of Sylvia's passing. As many have already said she was pure class and grace. Living next door to her for a few short years, I...Read More »
1 of 29 | Posted by: Debra Jones (Starks) - Milwaukee, WI

“WHAT A BEAUTIFUL, JOYOUS, CALM SPIRIT I ALWAYS SAW IN SYLVIA. FAMILY JUST KNOW THAT YOUR LOVED ONE IS WITH HER LORD. MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU FAMILY. ”
2 of 29 | Posted by: CAROLYN PRICE - RACINE, WI

“My sincere condolences Dan, Peggie and family. In the love of God, may you find strength and peace. In the prayers of friends, may you find comfort...Read More »
3 of 29 | Posted by: Anne Bailey - Cordova, TN

“On behalf of the Whitnell family, we lift you up in prayer. God's Grace. Dee whitnell Hervey. ”
4 of 29 | Posted by: Delores "Dee" Whitnell-Hervey - MS

“John I am sorrow to hear the lost of your mother. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. God is good and he make no mistakes....Read More »
5 of 29 | Posted by: Rosie Williams - Liberty, MS

“My condolences to the Cunegin & Bolton family. Sylvia will always be in my heart and thoughts, as we shared so many good times together. RIH ”
6 of 29 | Posted by: Patricia Thomas - Scottsdale, AZ

“Having been a co-worker for many of those 30 yrs. at Johnson Wax, Sylvia was always a bright spot in my day. She was a joy to work with. My...Read More »
7 of 29 | Posted by: Beth Bushonville (Miller) - FL

“My deepest sympathy to you Dan and the entire family. Sylvia was a beautiful lady with a wonderful spirit. Her journey is now complete, may my dear...Read More »
8 of 29 | Posted by: Nancy Ferguson - Detroit, MI

“Our sincere condolence and love to the family of Sylvia. All considered as extended family to our family especially to our niece Peggy Swift. My you...Read More »
9 of 29 | Posted by: Doris (Harris) Leach - Chicago, IL

“Our condolences and prayers to the Cunegin family. May God bring you comfort and peace at this sad time ”
10 of 29 | Posted by: Charlie and Carolyn Robinson - GA

“Our prayers are with you my brother, may God give you peace at this time. Sylvia will always always be alive in the heart now and forever. Remember...Read More »
11 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Dan, you and family have our sincere sympathy. Sylvia was a beautiful spirit! In time, hold on to great memories.Jim & Mary Henry (Lanite) ”
12 of 29 | Posted by: Jim & Mary Henry - Milwaukee, WI

“Our sincere condolences to Danny and his family. Our Lanite family share in your time of sorrow with the loss of Sylvia. We love you man... ”
13 of 29 | Posted by: Shelton & Brenda Watkins - WI

“My condolences to the Cunegin family. There was no one else like Sylvia. She was a charismatic, intelligent, beautiful, strong black woman. This...Read More »
14 of 29 | Posted by: Vevlon Days-Kimmons - Racine

“I was saddened to hear about the passing of Sylvia. Condolences to her mother Peggie, and brother Earnest, Jr. as well as her husband, children and...Read More »
15 of 29 | Posted by: Judy Collins - Takoma Park, MD

“Sylvia was one of the first AA women I met at SC Johnson when I joined in 1985. Her spirit and strength will be missed. I love ya Sylvia for all...Read More »
16 of 29 | Posted by: A friend

“Dan/Family, you have my condolences. God Bless and RIP, Sylvia. ”
17 of 29 | Posted by: Gloria Thomas - Racine, WI

“Sylvia has left us so much to cherish about life in her kindness and giving. Rest well dear Lady in the bosom of the Lord. ”
18 of 29 | Posted by: Sherby Oliver - Racine, WI

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Sylvia was such a warm, beautiful, and generous person. I respected and loved her. The world has...Read More »
19 of 29 | Posted by: A friend


20 of 29 | Posted by: MARILYNN SAFFORD-PEARSON - GA

“Sylvia was loved by many and I'm glad I got to spend the last 60 years with her! Thanks for calling me to come see you Boo! I'm so glad I came! I...Read More »
21 of 29 | Posted by: Cheri Flemming - Springfield, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. Can't tell you how hurt I am. Auntie was the epitome of grace, style and beauty. And...Read More »
22 of 29 | Posted by: Fowler - Charlotte, NC

“To Dan and the children and family of my dear friend Sylvia,so very sorry for your loss!! May god give you peace,understanding and mercy in your time...Read More »
23 of 29 | Posted by: Dorothy Tillman - Mt. Pleasant, WI

“Dan, Zaki and Zarah, I am so sorry for your loss. I always loved Ms. Sylvia's style. Growing up on Linden I would always try to check out what she...Read More »
24 of 29 | Posted by: Stephanie Adams (Taylor) - Racine, WI

“My sympathy goes out to the family during your time of grief. May God's loving-kindness comfort you and help you through this difficult time. (Psalm...Read More »
25 of 29 | Posted by: A. M.

“Your smile and kindness will last for ever my beautiful black Queen. Praying for family and loveones. Sylvia was so blessed by God, we All will...Read More »
26 of 29 | Posted by: Joyce Shelton -Smith - MCDONOUGH, GA

“Rest now my beautiful sister you will be missed. Your love and memories will always be remembered. We love you dearly my black queen. RIH ”
27 of 29 | Posted by: Joyce Smith - McDonough, GA

“There are words like, beauty, elegance, classy, kind, stylish and smart to describe Sylvia. But I think the most important is "a Woman who loved God...Read More »
28 of 29 | Posted by: Armintta Franklin - WI

“To Dan and family, So sorry for your loss. Sylvia was a wonderful person, always full of joy and happiness. We had lots of good times both at work...Read More »
29 of 29 | Posted by: Will Beadles - Racine, WI


Sylvia was born on June 4, 1949 and passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016.

Sylvia was a resident of Racine, Wisconsin at the time of her passing.

She graduated from Washington Park High School, she went on to attend Lane College in Jackson, TN.

She was married to Daniel 'The Wolf' Cunegin.

A Homegoing Celebration will be held on Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 am in St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1123 Center Street, with Bishop Lawrence L. Kirby officiating. Interment will follow in Graceland Cemetery. Visitation will be in the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home on Thursday from 5:00 ' 7:00 pm and in the church on Friday from 10-11 am.

Service Details
Service: Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:00 am in St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, 1123 Center Street

Viewing: Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home from 5:00 ' 7:00 pm

Friday in the church from 10:00 ' 11:00 am.

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