Claire Eva Sylvia

October 30, 2018


Claire Eva (Paradis) Sylvia, 89, of Fairhaven, passed away Tuesday, October 30, 2018, at Care One at New Bedford. She was the wife of the late Walter E. Sylvia.

Born and raised in New Bedford, daughter of the late Henry and Delvina (Labonte) Paradis, she settled in Fairhaven in 1964. Claire was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church, in Fairhaven.
Mrs. Sylvia had worked at Aerovox for many years as well as the bowling allies in Fairhaven. She was a member of the St. Mary's Golden Agers and enjoyed the company of her dog Max.

She is survived by a brother, Raymond A. Paradis of New Bedford and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Roger H. Paradis.

Calling hours are Friday, from 4-7pm, in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.

Her funeral will be Saturday, November 3, 2018, at 8am, from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial, at 9am in St. Joseph's Church, Fairhaven. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Bedford.

Calling Hours

NOV 2. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719


NOV 3. 8:00 AM (EDT)

Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

Funeral Mass

NOV 3. 9:00 AM (EDT)

St. Joseph Church
74 Spring St.
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

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