Alyce J. Sylvia


Alyce J. Sylvia died on Tuesday, January 8, at Windemere Nursing Home. She was 93. She was the beloved wife of the late James Sylvia.

Alyce was the loving mother of Melinda J. Sylvia of Martha’s Vineyard and Betty Jane Amaral of Dartmouth. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Jamie Sylvia and Lyndsey Amaral; nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Sylvia was the grandmother of the late Christopher Sylvia and sister of the late John Joaquin, Elsie J. Ventura, Rose J. Rego, Dorothy Drouin, and Louise J. Campus.

Mrs. Sylvia was the daughter of the late Rose (daSilva) and the Antone J. Sylvia. She was born in New Bedford and has lived in this area all her life.Services were held on Friday, January 11, at the Perry Funeral Home in New Bedford.