Sylvia S. Dafoe
Sylvia S. Dafoe
November 6, 1919 - March 22, 2013
10-11 A.M., Saturday, April 6, 2013
11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 6, 2013
Sylvia Wagerly Dafoe of Glennie, passed away March 22, 2013 at 93 years of age.
She was born in Glennie, Michigan on November 6, 1919 to LeRoy and Zella (nee Allison) Wagerley. She has lived in Glennie her entire life. She was baptized into the Methodist Church and has been an active member, teaching Sunday school, Bible School and being an active member of the Unite Methodist Women.
Sylvia attended grade school in Glennie and graduated from Harrisville High School. She attended County Normal in East Tawas, receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University in 1968. She taught school for 23 years in Glennie and Oscoda before retiring in 1976.
She is survived by her daughter, Dianna (William) Vincent along with her daughter-in-law Rita Defoe. Three grand-grandchidren, Renae, Tamera and Kevin and five great-grandchildren, Taylor, Tristan, Skylar Robson, Robert and Laura Kurc. She is also survived by many wonderful friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, Willard and son, Robert Dafoe.
Sylvia enjoyed working with her hands doing sewing, embroidery work and oil paintings.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, April 6, 2013 at the Hale Chapel of the Buresh Funeral Home, 121 S. Washington. The family will receive friends from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service at 11:00 A.M. Interment at the Glennie Cemetery, Rev. Rob Nordin officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested memorial contributions to the Glennie Methodist Church or Our Kids Organization in Glennie.