McCANDLESS Sylvia McCandless, nee Gyde peacefully at University Hospital, London on Saturday, August 26, 2006 in her 98th year. Beloved wife of the late Alfred. Loving mother of Shirley and her husband Bill Lawrence of London. Dear grandmother of Elizabeth and her husband Steve Maloney of Waterloo, Dr. David Lawrence of London and great-grandmother of Kyle and Kate Maloney. Sister of Lillian Cummings of Vancouver. Predeceased by her sisters May, Florence, Effie and her brother Bill. Born in Mimico, Ontario Sylvia was a longtime resident of Sudbury where she received her early education. She then moved to Whitby to train as a nurse and remained there as a supervisor for 12 years until she married Alfred in 1939. Sylvia was active throughout her life in her church, Church of the Epiphany as well as many community activities. A private family service will be conducted to celebrate Sylvia's life on Tuesday, August 29 at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, London. Interment in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia. Memorial contributions to the charity of your choice would be gratefully acknowledged.
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