Sylvia Florence (Tremblett) O’Connell

November 8, 1944 to September 9, 2019


Passed peacefully away at Palliative Care at the Miller Centre on Monday, September 9, after a brave and courageous struggle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Sylvia Florence (Tremblett) O’Connell at the age of 74 years.  Predeceased by her father Albert Tremblett, mother Pearl Tremblett, and her sister Rita (Tremblett) Abbott.  Leaving to mourn, her loving, devoted, and heartbroken husband of 50 years Michael; daughter Laura (Derek Noseworthy) and son Michael (Julie); and the joys of her life her grandchildren Nathan, Connor, Molly, Stephanie, and Sophie.  Also left to mourn are nephew Dean Abbott (Darlene), niece Denise Abbott, and grandniece Hayley.  Throughout her battle with the terrifying and dehumanizing horror that is ALS, she maintained her grace and dignity, and being the generous and self-sacrificing person that she was, never lost her sense of caring and compassion for others.  She will be forever missed and remain in our hearts forever.  Godspeed gentle soul ‘til we meet again.  Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, Freshwater Road.  Relatives and friends may visit the family from 2:00 to 4:00 and 7:00 to 9:00 on Saturday and Sunday.  Funeral service will be held at Carnell’s Memorial Chapel at 2:00 on Monday, September 16.  Inurnment will follow at the Salvation Army Cemetery on Blackmarsh Road.  Flowers gratefully accepted or donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.



2-4 p.m. on September 14, 2019

7-9 p.m. on September 14, 2019

2-4 p.m. on September 15, 2019

7-9 p.m. on September 15, 2019

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Monday September 16th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Our thoughts and prayers are with Sylvia’s family at this sad time. May cherished memories bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead. God Bless.

Simpson/White families.

My deepest condolences to you all. May she rest in peace. She was always an awesome person. Hugs to you all

So sorry for your family’s loss. She was a sweetheart.

Laura it is with great sadness and regret that we hear of the passing of your Mom. We trust that the love and compassion of family and friends will get you through this most difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.

We are deeply saddened to hear of Aunt Sylvia’s passing. Please accept our deepest sympathies and know that we are thinking of you all at this very difficult time.

Mike and family, so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.