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Sylvia Namyet

NAMYET, Sylvia Brenda (Lieber) of Orchard Cove, Canton, MA, formerly a resident of Sharon, MA for 54 years, and a summer resident of Chatham, MA, on November 8, 2021, at age 97. Predeceased by her beloved husband Saul Namyet of 66 years, from Chelsea, MA. Beloved Mother of Diane Winer and her husband Howard of San Francisco, CA, Sharon Grahn and her husband Richard of Mattapoisett, MA, and Jay Namyet and his wife Lisa of Eugene, OR. Dearest grandmother of Elissa Winer of San Francisco, CA, Adam Winer and his wife Beth of San Francisco, CA, Rachel Sandrew and her husband Robert of San Diego, CA, Michael Grahn and his wife Lori of Bristow, VA, and Rebecca Namyet of Eugene, OR. Doting great-grandmother of Emma and Olivia Sandrew, Cara and Simon Grahn, and Ruth Winer.

Private services and burial will be on Friday, November 12, 2021. The services will be live streaming starting at 10:00am. A link to view the funeral service can be found here.

Sylvia was a graduate of Buffalo State Teachers College (now SUNY Buffalo) in 1943, and later earned a Master’s Degree at Northeastern in 1969. She was a dedicated educator who taught in the Canton and Sharon School districts for more than 20 years. Her passion for community service, education and the arts continued throughout her life, and enriched the lives of all who were fortunate enough to meet her. In celebration of her life, donations may be made to the Orchard Cove Scholarship Fund, I Del Pond Dr., Canton, MA 02021.


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