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Sylvia J. DeMay

February 21, 1938 — September 29, 2022

Sylvia J. DeMay

Age 84, of Keuka Park, NY, passed away September 29, 2022.

Sylvia was born on February 21, 1938 in Sodus, NY, the daughter of the late Thomas and Gertrude (Clingerman) Smith.  She worked as a Teacher’s Aide with Pre-K students for the Penn Yan Central School District.   She was a member of the Bluff Point United Methodist Church and a member of the Eastern Star.

Sylvia was predeceased by her husband, Howard L. DeMay; and her brother, Thomas Smith III. 

She is survived by her children, Daniel T. DeMay (Becki), Lorraine J. DeMay; two grandchildren, Jacob DeMay and Taylor DeMay; and a sister-in-law, Diane Smith of Williamson, NY.


A Memorial Service will be held at the Bluff Point United Methodist Church on November 5, 2022 at 11:00am; a reception will be announced.  She will be interred at the Oak Knoll Cemetery in Keuka Park. 

Arrangements with Weldon Funeral Home, Penn Yan.

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Saturday, November 5, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Bluff Point United Methodist Church

3044 Kinneys Corners Rd, Keuka Park, NY 14478

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