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350 Genesee Street
AVON, NY 14414
Phone: 585-226-2340
Fax: 585-226-3484
Sylvia Stafford

Sylvia E. Stafford (Thornton)

Sunday, January 16th, 1938 - Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Sylvia E. Stafford
(Thornton)

AVON - Passed away peacefully with family by her side on August 5, 2019 at age 81. She is survived by her children Daniel Stafford, Martha (James) Appleton, James (Colleen) Stafford, Betsy (Martin) Davis, I; grandchildren, Jeff & Matt Stafford,Brandon & James Appleton, Jenna (Thomas) Kane, Caitlin & Grant (Rachel) Stafford, Martin Davis, II (Shannon Abery); great grandchildren, Carmine & Samantha Kane; several nieces and nephews.

Sylvia was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Stafford; daughter-in-law, Barbara Stafford; granddaughter, Jennifer Davis; great grandson, Nicholas Allen; brothers, Bert, Everett Thornton; sisters, Carol Thornton, Joyce Miller, Janice Galutz, Linda Thornton.

Sylvia was previously active with Avon Lioness, Avon Fire Dept Aux., Red Hat Society, Avon United Methodist Church. She started working for Avon Central School in the cafeteria under Bessy Zulia in 1971. She then moved to night janitor and finally days in the Elementary School. She loved to travel, casino trips (she loved the food), gardening and spending time with family and friends. She will be sadly missed by all.

Family and friends are invited to call Monday, August 12, 2019 from 2-4, 7-9 PM at the Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc. 350 Genesee Street where her Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 11 AM. Interment Avon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 435 E. Henrietta Rd. Rochester, NY 14620.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location
    Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home
    Address
    350 Genesee St.
    AVON, NY 14414
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Monday, August 12th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 12th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home
    Address
    350 Genesee St.
    AVON, NY 14414
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Stephenson-Dougherty Funeral Home
    Address
    350 Genesee St.
    AVON, NY
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    Officiant
    Pastor Mia M. Richardson
  • Interment

    Location
    Avon Cemetery
    Address
    AVON, NY 14414

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Posted at 03:24pm
We are so sorry that you have lost your Mom. She lived a good and kind life and she will forever remain in our memories.
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Scott Thornton

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Our hearts go out to you. Aunt Sylvia was such a great lady. We always knew we would get to see her when she made the trip to Homer for Holiday in Homer. Mom says she loves and misses her, and will miss their long phone conversations.
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