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Sylvia Valade

October 15, 2022


Sylvia Valade, 78, passed away at home on October 15, 2022. Sylvia was born in Attleboro and was the daughter of the late Carleton S. Harwood and Phyllis A. (Holdsworth) Harwood.

Mrs. Valade graduated from Mansfield High School and was employed at Northrop Grumman for many years until her retirement. Sylvia was an avid sports enthusiast and played in various sports leagues over the years.  She was a talented golfer and softball player, and she won many trophies and awards for bowling. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family, playing cards, taking trips and having fun at the casino.

Sylvia is survived by her daughter, JoAnn Durette of FL; siblings, Carleen LaChance of Attleboro, Ronald Harwood and his wife Patricia of Maine and Robert Apgar of Seekonk; grandchildren, Nicholas and Noah Durette and many nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Richard Harwood and William Apgar.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a time of visitation on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 9am-11am in the Foley-Cook-Hathaway Funeral Home, 126 South Main St., Attleboro. Prayers and Words of Remembrance will begin at 11am.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a contribution in Sylvia’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN, 38105, or to Wounded Warriors Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org.


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October 20, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Foley-Cook-Hathaway Funeral Home
126 South Main Street
Attleboro, MA 02703

Words of Remembrance
October 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Foley-Cook-Hathaway Funeral Home
126 South Main Street
Attleboro, MA 02703


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis TN 38105-6584
Web: http://stjude.org.

Wounded Warrior Project
P. O. Box 758516, Topeka KS 66675-8516
Tel: 1-855-448-3997
Web: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/

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