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Obituary for Sylvia M. Rose (Bright)

MECHANICVILLE - Sylvia M. Toleman Rose, 83, longtime resident of Mechanicville, died peacefully in Gilbert, AZ, on June 5, 2023, after a brief illness. Born in Mechanicville on June 15, 1939, daughter of the late John Rose and Jennie DelPrete Bright, she was a 1957 graduate of Mechanicville High School.
Sylvia worked as an Administrative Assistant for over 30 years, with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation. After retirement, she spent over 10 years living at her home in the Hawaiian Village, Florida, where she enjoyed the company of her friends.
Sylvia was a huge NY Yankee and NY Giants fan. She loved caring for her family, with cooking and baking among some of her favorite things to do. She was an incredible host to the many get-togethers she held with family and friends. She also loved her trips to the ocean, especially Maine.
Survivors include her sons Anthony(Kumcha) Toleman, Michael(Rebecca) Toleman, and Christopher(Christine) Toleman, grandchildren Chong, Mikaela, Logan, Isabella, Breanna, and Nyla, and great grandchildren Kelly, Emma, Tessa, Michael, and Evelyn. She is also survived by her brothers John Rose and Ronald Bright, and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service for Sylvia, which will be held on Monday, June 19th at 3PM at St. Paul’s Cemetery, Mechanicville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association of NENY, 1003 Loudon Rd, Cohoes, NY 12047, in memory of Sylvia M. Rose.