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Thomas J. Sylvester


Mr. Thomas J. Sylvester, age 56, Telford, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Holston Valley Medical Center.
Mr. Sylvester was born in Philadelphia, PA and son of the late Thomas & Marcella Zionkofski Sylvester. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, John G. Orsino and Anthony Orsino and long-time companion, Donna Buckingham.
He was a Roofer and member of Local 30 Roofer’s Union in Philadelphia, PA. He loved the Philadelphia Eagles and his dog “Buddy”.
Survivors include a son and daughter, Thomas Sylvester and Jaclyn Sylvester, both of New Jersey; three grandchildren, Mya, Jayden and Giavonna; sisters, Linda Dare, Telford and Elena Sylvester, Limestone; brothers, John Sylvester and James Sylvester, both of New Jersey; special caregiver/niece, Tammy Orsino, Telford; and many nephews and nieces.
Friends may pay their respects from 8:00-5:00 pm Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home, family will be present at the funeral home from 12:00-2:00 pm Wednesday.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society NE Office 8710 Weisgarber Rd. Knoxville, TN 37909.

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