March 22, 1939 - January 2, 2021
Waverly, New York
January 2, 2021
March 22, 1939
Private services at the convenience of the family
North Barton Cemetery, Barton, New York
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
From: Diane Allen-Harkins
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.
From: DAVE AND GAIL WILLIAMS
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
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
Rip. Sorry for your loss.
From: Laura Hoppe
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
Hi Donnie and Janet,
We are so sorry for your loss. It is very hard to lose a mother.
Steve and Cheryl
From: David & Rose Mumbulo
Prayers for comfort and sympathy -- Grippin Family and Friends.
From: Tina Walters Edsell
Sorry for the loss of their mother
From: Yvonne Thomas
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