Marilyn J. Sylvia

Date of Passing:

December 18, 2018

Sylvia, Marilyn J., 79 of Waseca Avenue, Barrington, died peacefully on December 18, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Arthur J. Sylvia.

Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Herbert Bentley and Bessie (Pritchard) Garrott, she lived in Barrington since 1990 and also wintered in Ft. Pierce, Fl.

Mrs. Sylvia was an office manager for the former Standard Uniform Co. for 15 years before retiring in 1982.

Marilyn was a member of the Rainbow Alumni.

She is survived by a son, William R. Wood and his wife Jill of Riverside; a brother, Herbert Bentley of Coventry; two granddaughters, Cassandra and Erica Wood and two great-grandchildren, Elliot and Haven Wall.

Her funeral service will be held on Saturday December 22, 2108 in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours are Friday 5-7 p.m.

Online Condolences


  1. Bill, Jill, Cassie and Erica,
    Please accept our deepest sympathy for your loss of your Mother and Grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of sorrow. Hope you have comfort that she is in a better place and in peace. With love,

  2. William my deepest condolences to you and your family. Although I only knew her for a year and half I feel like it was a life time. I’m glad I had the opportunity of meeting and seeing her daily. Miss seeing my Red Sox lady.

  3. My deepest sympathy Bill to you and your family. May she Rest In Peace.
    Debbie & Bill

  4. My condolences to your family. May the hope expressed at Job 14:13-15 give you some comfort for your great loss.

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