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John Emmett 'Ted' Sylve Sr.

May 23, 1934 ~ March 21, 2020 (age 85)

Obituary

JOHN EMMETT ‘TED’ SYLVE SR., departed this life peacefully on Saturday, March 21, 2020 at his home in Jesuit Bend La.  He was 85 years old.  He was born on May 23, 1934 in Diamond La. and was a retired oyster fisherman.

Son of the late Celestine and Helen Ancar Sylve. Beloved husband of the late Loretta B. Sylve.  Devoted father of Karen Sylve, Raven (Lorraine) Sylve, Monique (Steven) Bennett, John (Leonor) Sylve, Marcus (Lisa) Sylve and Bridget (Woodrow) Wilson.  Grandfather of Keyshell, Emmette, Reneka, Regina, Sharda, Kimberly, Regina, Myra, Javonda, Quintin, Chenille and Justin.  Brother of the late Hilda, Frances and Enal Sylve.  Ted is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and devoted friends.  He was also predeceased by his grandson Cordell C. Parker Jr.

Private funeral services will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Robinson Family Funeral Home 9611 Hwy 23, Belle Chasse La. 70037 at 1P.M.  Private viewing will begin at 12 noon.  Father Gerald Stapleton of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Port Sulphur will officiate.  Interment will follow in Barthelemy Cemetery, Diamond La.

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