Sylvia Edith Schuyler of Preston, MD, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Marvel Hall at Bayleigh Chase in Easton, MD. She was 92 years old.
Born in Millville, NJ on February 13, 1927, Mrs. Schuyler was the daughter of the late Horace Marvin Parr and Edith Reed Dillahay Parr. Her husband, S. Elwood “Toad” Schuyler, died June 26, 1988. Mrs. Schuyler moved to the Eastern Shore in 1947 when she and Mr. Schuyler were married. She worked for many years as a seamstress for Rob Roy in Ridgely and Cambridge. She loved sitting in the kitchen watching the birds and her kittens outside through her window. She was known for sending greeting cards to her family and friends to celebrate every occasion. She had attended the Bethlehem Wesleyan Church and, most of all, she was a wonderful mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Schuyler is survived by two sons: James Harris (Abby) of Budd Lake, NJ and S. Elwood Schuyler, Jr. (Kathy) of Denton; a daughter, Delores “Dee” Candel (Lowell) of Preston; one step son: Francis E. Schuyler (Inez) of Frankville, WI; a brother, Horace A. Parr of Browns Mills, NJ; 18 grandchildren and several great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one sister, Ruth Elaine Tomlin and two stepsons, Wayne Schuyler and Bruce A. Schuyler. She also had a strong love for her deceased animals, her two dogs, Roxy and Missy, and her cat, Susie.
Funeral services will be held at 11:45 AM on Monday, March 18th, at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A. located at 12 S. Second Street in Denton where friends may call from 10:30 to 11:45 before the service. The interment will be at 1 PM in the Maryland Eastern Shore Veterans Cemetery.
If friends wish to send memorial donations, the family suggests sending them to the Caroline Humane Society, 407 W. Belle Rd., Ridgely, MD 21660.
Caroline County Humane Society
407 West Bell Street, Ridgely MD 21660