On Saturday, September 6, 2014, Sylvia Annette Patrick died at the age of 74.
Her memory and life continue through her husband Douglas of 49 years, daughter Melody (Dean) Wrobel, son Anthony (Lourdes) and three beloved grandchildren, Mikaela, Ramsey and Benjamin. She was predeceased by her parents Cyril and Josephine Pyrch. She also leaves behind her sister Marianne (Henri) Forestier, brother Ron Pyrch (Jenny), brother-in-law Bob (Louise), sister-in-law Susan van der Sluijs, as well as numerous beloved nieces and nephews.
Sylvia was a devout Catholic and active member of the Legion of Mary; she participated in numerous church choirs and also used her gifts of voice and music for many years in the Edmonton Opera, teaching piano and finally singing/accompanying at Riverbend Lifestyle options.
The family thanks the staff at the U of A Hospital for their care for the brief time she was there.
A Viewing and Service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Serenity Funeral Service North Chapel, 10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014 at St. Thomas More Church, 210 Haddow Close, Edmonton with viewing one hour prior. Cremation to follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Lung Association.