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Sylvia Anne Herrington

January 8, 1937 — May 2, 2021

Sylvia Herrington

Age 84, of Bradford, NY, passed away peacefully on May 2, 2021, while a resident of Fred & Harriett Taylor Health Center in Bath, NY.

A graveside burial service will be held Friday May 21, 2021 at 3:00pm at Union Cemetery of Hector, Burdett, NY.

Sylvia was born in Burdett, NY on January8, 1937, the daughter of Clarence “Earl” and Winifred Givin.  She was a lifelong fan of Elvis Presley, with whom she shared a birthday, though he was 2years her senior.  Sylvia was an avid reader of books, had a particular love of Collies (especially her dear“ Fella”), appreciated the pageantry & melodrama of professional wrestling and the excitement of the NASCAR Cup Racing Series, and was always eager to enjoy a bite of peanut butter fudge.

Sylvia was predeceased by her husband Floyd Herrington; her parents; children Penny Wager, Bruce Wager, and Michiel Barr; grandson John Barr; brother Earl “Sonny” Givin; sister Flora Lott; and son-in-law Raymond Bailey. She is survived by her children Debra Bailey, Kevin (Meg) Wager, and Larry (Rebecca) Wager; 13 grandchildren; 18great-grandchildren; and nieces and a nephew.

The family would like to extend their most sincere and heartfelt thanks to friends & acquaintances who reached out to sit and chat with her or lend a helping hand when she needed it.  We are forever grateful.

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Friday, May 21, 2021

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4349 NY-79, Burdett, NY 14818

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