Sydney Memorial Chapel
Sylvia Matheson – 1941 – 2019
Sylvia Catherine Matheson, 77, of Trout Brook, Mira, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Born in Glace Bay, she was the daughter of the late John and Ida (Brown) MacDonald. Sylvia and Marven moved to Fort McMurray in 1978 and retired back to Sydney in 1993 to their home on the Mira. Sylvia worked at Fabricville in Sydney until a few years ago, but remained close to the staff, as she was an avid quilter. She is survived by her daughters, Glenna (Ron) Green, Fort McMurray, Debbie Matheson, Sydney; brother, George (Joanne), Glace Bay; granddaughters, Heather (Adam), Erin, great-granddaughter, Ryley Gardiner. She was predeceased by her husband, Marven in 2008 after 46 years of marriage, and a brother, John. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 5, 2019, in Sydney Memorial Chapel from 4-7 p.m. Funeral service will take place Wednesday in the Chapel at 2 p.m., with Rev. Lydia MacKinnon officiating. Interment in Loch End Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Palliative Care, or the Cancer Unit at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. Special thanks to the nurses and doctors in the Renal Dialysis and Palliative Care units at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, for all their care and support.