Joan Sylvia August 26, 1933 - December 7, 2009 Lisbon, CT
- Mrs. Joan Sylvia of McNeeley Road passed away Monday evening at her home following a lengthy illness. She was born in Pawtucket, RI August 26, 1933 the daughter of Francis and Cecilia (Forgette) Billington. A longtime Lisbon resident, Joan was united in marriage August 22, 1966 to Paul A. Sylvia. He passed away December 18, 2006. She is survived by three sons Paul A. Sylvia, Jr. of Lisbon, Leo Gauthier, and Marc Gauthier of Lisbon, her daughter Virginia Moquin of Lisbon, a brother Donald Billington of South Windham, a sister Norma Felber of Pawtucket, RI, four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Joan was predeceased by a daughter, Deborah Dirks, two brothers Raymond and Walter Billington, and a sister Eleanor Gadue. Funeral and burial are private. Arrangements by Godere Funeral Home Taftville.
Published in the Norwich Bulletin on 12/11/2009