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Tonya Rivers Cyrkin
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“Sorry for y'all lost was her Dad name Earl Riley? ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Kimberly Spencer - Baltimore, MD

“Josh and Haley, I would like to express my deepest condolences to you and your family. Haley, I had never had the opportunity to meet you in person,...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Saeko - Rochester, NY

“Sandy and Bob did not have the Pleasure of meeting you.WE can only wish we did! You have two fine parents, who loved you deeply, and I and sandy had...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Bob and Sandy granville - FL

“Zoe and the Willson family send their thoughts and prayers to Josh and Haley. Zoe remembers fun times with soccer and running in 5ks for Tonya. ...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Zoe Wilson - East Rochester, NB

“Tonya, your Uncle Ray and I are so proud of the woman, wife and mother that you were. We are praying for your peaceful life in heaven, free from...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I am so sorry to hear. Prayers to Josh and the family. Heather Howell ( Newark NY) ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: heather Howell - newark, NY

“My sincere condolences. May the God of all comfort strengthen you all during this difficult time. Rom 15:4JD ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

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Tonya Rivers Cyrkin, of Rochester, NY, passed away peacefully on April 10, 2018 with her husband by her side. She is survived by her husband, Josh; son, Alex and daughter, Haylie. She is also survived by her parents, Sandy and Ed Granville; sister Tammy (Tracy). In addition, she is survived by several cousins, and her beloved pets Skyy and Bailey. Tonya faced each hurdle without hesitation. Her determination, courage and strength prolonged her life against an aggressive and debilitating cancer beyond what was predicted. She took charge of her treatment and with the help of her exceptional medical team at the Wilmot Cancer Center, Strong Memorial Hospital, did everything she could to live. She went through many horrific procedures, including the partial removal of her spinal cord. Through it all, she persevered. Working from home, caring for her family, and battling cancer. Tonya took every opportunity she could to get out and enjoy life. She loved going to concerts, seeing her talented daughter, Haylie, play music, and going out to eat with family and friends. Her love of life, family, and her incredible strength will be the things that she is remembered for the most. Thank you to the East Rochester Community for your unwavering support. Tonya considered you all family. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to www.addingcandles.com or Hildebrandt Hospice Center.

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