- November 4, 1925 - July 15, 2013
- Bristol, Rhode Island
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George C. Lima Funeral Home, Inc.
Edward Elwin Sylvester, 87, of Buttonwood Street passed away on July 15th. He was the husband of Mary Louise (Botelho) Sylvester.
Born in Bristol, he was the son of the late Harold and Mary Elizabeth (Bolster) Sylvester; father of Timothy (Deborah) Sylvester; grandfather of Christopher (Tanya Toste) Sylvester and Andrew Sylvester; brother of John (Jack) Sylvester, James Sylvester, June Sousa and the late Gerald Sylvester and Helen Paiva.
He attended Bristol Schools and was drafted out of school into the Army serving during World War II, where he served in the military police command at the German-Italian Prisoner of War camps in North Carolina. He was a senior clerk for Kaiser Aluminum retiring after 42 years.
His funeral services will be held Friday, July 19th, 10 AM from the George Lima Funeral Home 367 High St. with a Mass of Christian Burial, 11 AM at St. Elizabeth Church 577 Wood St. Burial will follow in North Burial Ground, Bristol.
Calling hours are Thursday 5 – 8 PM.
Memorial donations may be made to Narragansett Council PO Box 14777 East Providence, RI 02914
367 High Street Bristol, RI 02809
Tel. (401) 253-9594