Sylvia L. Huber

Sylvia L. Huber

Sylvia L. Huber, 81, of 2759 Bentley Ave., Jamestown, passed away at 5:50 a.m. Friday, Sept, 22, 2017, in her home.

A lifelong area resident, she was born March 19, 1936, in Jamestown, N.Y., a daughter of the late Lawrence and Elizabeth Dawson Smith.

Before her retirement, she was employed by The Resource Center as a special care aide for several years. In previous years ,she had worked for Kaczar Brothers, the Hartford Insurance Company and the former Jen’s News and Lunch.

She had been a member of the John W. Tiffany Post 53, Veteran of Foreign Wars and the War Vets Recreation Club.

She will be remembered as a loving and caring mother and grandmother who loved spending time with her family during family gatherings, especially the Christmas holiday. She also loved shopping and boating on Chautauqua Lake.

Sylvia was a very outgoing social person and anyone that met her fell in love with her strong spirit and shining personality. She certainly made the most of her life and enjoyed every second of it.

Surviving are her children: Sherry Johnson, Sarina (Ed) Thomas, Joseph (Danielle) Mazzone III, all of Jamestown and David Huber of Frewsburg, N.Y., 13 grandchildren: Joseph, Nathan, Nicholas, Katie, Michael, Rickey, Ashley, Levena, Gregory, Benjamin, Steven, Katy and Amy; 10 great-grandchildren: Blake, Spirit, Charles, Hunter, Gracelyn, Dylan, Ashley, Chloe, Miles and Evan.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Huber, whom she married on July 30, 1982, and who died Nov. 6, 2010; two sons: Steven J. Mazzone and Michael E. Mazzone; and three brothers: Irwin “Dingy” Smith, Kenny Smith and Stanley Smith.

The funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home. The Rev. Rick Huber will officiate. Burial will be in the Sunset Hill Cemetery.

Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Susan B. Komen Fund, 742 Deleware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14209

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