Simone (Pierre DeBrose) Sylvestre,
a longtime resident of Malden, passed away on Wednesday, July 8th,
at the Dexter House Nursing Home in Malden. Simone was born in
Haiti in 1931. She was raised in Gonaives, Haiti, and in turn raised her
children there. In 1985 she moved to the Boston area, first
living in Allston before moving to Malden in 1996. She became
a dedicated member of the Sacred Hearts Church in Malden.
Simone enjoyed listening to music and singing, and treasured
spending time with her grandchildren and cooking family dinners.
She is survived by her
children, Patrick Sylvestre of Malden, Amyel Sylvestre of
Quincy, Jacques Sylvestre of Malden, Etienne Sylvestre of
Malden, Antoine Metayer of Malden, Kerby Metayer of New Orleans,
and Essie Limage of NY, as well as 3 sisters, and her
grandchildren, Janelle Sylvestre, Justine Sylvestre,
Patrick Sylvestre Jr, Elijah Sylvestre, and Edo Sylvestre. She
also is loved by a very large extended family in Canada, New
York, Florida, Boston, Georgia, Bermuda and Haiti of which there are too
many to individually list.
Funeral from the
Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on
Wednesday, July 15th, at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass
of Christian Burial in Sacred Hearts Church 315 Main Street, Malden, at 10 AM.
Interment to follow in Fairview Cemetery, Hyde Park.