Sylvia Irene Plante, passed away peacefully on, November 12, 2022, while staying with family in Waldron, Arkansas. Sylvia was born in Fitchburg, Massachusetts on September 13, 1945, to James Mitchell Sr. and Evelyn (Cox) Mitchell.
Sylvia was married to the love of her life Maurice Plante for 52 years. Sylvia enjoyed travel across the country with her husband. She loved the Grand Canyon and spoke about her trip there often. Sylvia mostly loved to sit by the Ocean any chance she got. Sylvia loved reading, and fishing, she loved going to the Christmas Tree store. Sylvia loved to plant flowers all around her home. She had many hobbies, like crochet, pottery, flower arrangements. Sylvia, my mom, always made home feel like home. She cherished her family and would do anything for them. She will be missed beyond words.
Sylvia leaves behind her beloved daughter Julie Kilfoyle-Kelly and her husband John Mitchell Kelly of Leominster MA. She leaves her son, Steven Plante of Hampstead, NC. Four grandchildren, Jason A. Kilfoyle, Shawn. Kilfoyle of Winchendon MA. Eric Plante of NH and his wife Rose. Jacob Plante of NH. Sylvia leaves two great granddaughters, Sophia Rose Kilfoyle, and Vivian Plante. One sister: Gloria Avery of Waldron, AR.: Brother, Jim Mitchell of NH. Sylvia leaves many nieces and nephews, and was very close to her God, Daughter Cathy Belletete, and her husband Casey also from Waldron AR. Sylvia leaves her sisters-in-law Beatrice Morgan and Shirley Mitchell, among many nieces and nephews.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband Maurice Plante, on August 17, 2016.
Sylvia’s life celebration will be Monday, November 14, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas, with Rev. Konnor McKay officiating.
Finally arrangements will be announced at a later date.