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James R Sylvester

December 14, 1939 ~ April 7, 2017 (age 77)

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James R. Sylvester, age 77, of Norwell and Scituate, passed away on April 7, 2017. Beloved husband of Donna M. (Houghton). Devoted father of Deanna V. Fruci and husband Anthony of Walpole, Arthur T. Fletcher and wife Victoria of Weymouth. Brother of John Sylvester and wife Lupe of CA., and the late Samuel Sylvester and wife Trish of Rhode Island. Cherished grandfather of Nicole, Jacquelyn, Jacob, Julia, Thomas James, Brianna, Charlotte, and Sophia.


Mr. Sylvester was a graduate of Governor Dummer Academy and Univ. of New Hampshire. He was a member of the Satuit Boat Club and avid tennis player and golfer. Jim was the owner and operator of Sylvester Hardware in Hanover.


Family and Friends will gather to celebrate Jim during visiting hours on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 3-7 pm in McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, 30 Central Street (off Rt. 123, near State Police Barracks), Norwell Center, MA. 02061. A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 11 am in McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home, Norwell. In lieu of flowers donations to honor Jim may be made to the Schepens Eye Center, 20 Staniford St., Boston, MA. 02114.

 Service Information

April 11, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
Norwell, MA

Funeral Service
April 12, 2017

11:00 AM
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
Norwell, MA

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