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Sylvia A. Grippin

March 22, 1939 - January 2, 2021


Home:

Waverly, New York

Date of Death:

January 2, 2021

Age:

81

Birth Date:

March 22, 1939

Birth Place:

Sayre, Pennsylvania

Service Information:

Private services at the convenience of the family

Visitation:

Interment:

North Barton Cemetery, Barton, New York



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Biography

Sylvia A. Grippin

Sylvia A. Grippin, 81, of Waverly passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at the Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre.

She was predeceased by her parents, Fred and Cora Chandler Ward; her loving husband of 61 years, Burton Grippin; brothers, Carlton, Bob and Ralph Ward; sister, Joyce Allen; granddaughter, Lakin; and brother-in-law, Gordon Millard.

Sylvia is survived by her children, Shirley (Larry) Ratcliffe, Connie (Larry) Wade, Karen Grippin, Donald (Janet) Grippin, Burt (Kathy) Grippin, Larry (Kim) Grippin and Sylvia (Danny Snow) Grippin; sisters, Gretchen Millard of Waverly and Onalee Jackson of Sayre; numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Sylvia was born in Sayre, Pennsylvania on March 22, 1939 and worked for many years at the Waverly High School in the cafeteria.  She enjoyed doing puzzles, playing games on her computer, reading, doing coloring books, traveling and spending time at the lake.  She was a member of the Waverly Baptist Church.  The family would like to say “Thank You” too all her friends and neighbors at the St. James apartments for all their care and compassion.

A private service will be held at the convenience of the family and burial will be in North Barton Cemetery in Barton, New York.  The family is being assisted by the Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York.  Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Sylvia’s family may visit our Facebook page or in “Obituaries” at www.blauveltffuneralhome.com

Sympathy Messages

From: Diane Allen-Harkins
Message:
Dear Cousins, I am so very sorry for your loss and am feeling your pain. I loved your mom. She was always kind and loving to me and was especially supportive when my own mother passed in 2011. Much love to you all. 
Sincerely, Diane

From: DAVE AND GAIL WILLIAMS
Message:
SHIRLEY, CONNIE, KAREN, DONNIE, BURT, LARRY, AND SYLVIA, SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR MOM'S PASSING.  WE ALWAYS ENJOYED THE GET TOGETHERS AND SEEING YOU ALL.  LOTS OF MEMORIES. SHE WILL BE MISSED BY ALL WHO KNEW HER.  RIP SYLVIA.

From: Rose Myers
Message:
We are sending Prayers and hugs. Please remember all the positive memories you have thru the years. She was a sweetheart and I will always remember her. Thinking of you all. George Rose and Georgie Myers

From: Charles utx
Message:
Rip. Sorry for your loss.

From: Laura Hoppe
Message:
As a Clark Street neighbor will fondly remember our many visits on the front porch at St. James Apartments.  My sympathy to your family.

From: Steve and Cheryl Richter
Message:
Hi Donnie and Janet,
We are so sorry for your loss. It is very hard to lose a mother. 
Yours,
Steve and Cheryl

From: David & Rose Mumbulo
Message:
Prayers for comfort and sympathy -- Grippin Family and Friends.

From: Tina Walters Edsell
Message:
Sorry for the loss of their mother

From: Yvonne Thomas
Message:
Dearest Don & Janet & family, please accept my sincerest condolences. Slyvia was was a treasure. A wonderful lovely person. Know she will be deeply missed
but trust you will find comfort and solace in the many wonderful memories of her. Love Yvonne

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