Sylvia (Patenaude) Caron, 77, of East Longmeadow, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 8, 2018. Born in Springfield, MA on August 3, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Simone (Rondeau) Patenaude. Sylvia was a graduate of Cathedral High School and a longtime resident of Springfield, MA. She retired in 2007 from Pride Corp where she had worked for over thirty years.
Sylvia was predeceased by her husband Marcel Caron Sr. in 2007 and her son Jonathan Caron in 1990, as well as her sister Elaine Anthony and her brother Paul Patenaude . Sylvia is survived by her children Marcel “Marc” Caron Jr. and Sheila Commisso of Wilbraham; Lynne and Stephen Delusa of Westfield; Seph Caron Paul and Ian Sterling of Richmond, CA; Mary Caron and Rev. Carol Smith of Enfield, CT; Michael and Melissa Caron of Hampden. She also leaves her beloved grandchildren Marcel Caron III, Stephen and Mary Delusa, Ashley and Dwayne Burey, Nathan and Marissa Bohn, Michael Bohn, Andrew Delusa, Angela Delusa, Matthew Caron and Benjamin Caron, as well as 3 great-grandsons Dominic, Anthony and Rocco.
Visiting hours at the funeral home will be Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 2:00-5:00 PM.
Funeral Services for Sylvia will be held Monday, August 13, 2018 at 8:30 AM at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Michael’s Cathedral, State St. Springfield, MA. Rites of Committal will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Tinkham Road, Springfield, MA.
In lieu of flowers donations in Sylvia’s memory may be made to Dakin Humane Society, 171 Union St., Springfield, MA or a charity of one’s choice.