June 4, 1939 ~ September 11, 2020
Born in: Bradford, PA
Resided in: Greece, NY
Greece: Friday, September 11, 2020. Born on June 4th, 1939. Predeceased by her parents, Guido and Hazel Benasutti; her sister, Mary Jane Benasutti; brother-in-law, Richard McCann. Married to Robert Padden in June 26, 1965, for 55 years. She is survived by her three children; Shaun (Debbie), Tana (Rick MacKenzie), & Darin (Mollie); grandchildren, Kyle, Ryan, Kristin and Olivia; her sister, Joanne McCann; many nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and dear friends.
Graduated high school from Bradford, PA, graduated from Alfred State College with a degree in Medical Laboratory Technology and worked at Park Ridge Hospital as a Lab Technician.
She was a longtime resident of Rochester, NY along with residing in Inlet, NY.
She enjoyed spending the summers at her camp in the Adirondack Mountains, Inlet, New York and playing cards with family and friends. She enjoyed her group of friends and sorority sisters from Alfred State for over 63 years. Sylvia was a member of Pi Nu Epsilon. She enjoyed crocheting hats and blankets for newborns in need. Always had great conversations around the dinner table and her laugh was infectious.
Friends may call Wednesday (Sept 16th) 4-6 PM at Vay-Schleich and Meeson, 1075 Long Pond Road. Her Prayer Service will conclude calling at 6:00 PM. Private Interment. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kelley Cooper Memorial Scholarship Fund, Immaculate Conception School, 24 Maple Ave., Wellsville, NY 14895 in her memory.
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Sylvia J. Padden 's name.