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Celebration of Life Reception

Date: Friday, January 11, 2019

            5:00 - 8:00 pm

Location: Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home

            251 Garafraxa St, Chatsworth ON 

Sylvia Toplenski


January 21, 1944 - January 1, 2019

Toplenski, Sylvia – After a lengthy illness, and surrounded by her loving family, Sylvia Toplenski (nee Tomlinson), of Williamsford, passed peacefully at Chapman House on Tuesday January 1, 2019 at age 74. Sylvia is survived by her dear husband of 56 years, Louie Toplenski. Loving mother of Darleen Joyce Sinclair (Mike Ellis) and Debbie Rose Wilkes (Tim), all of Williamsford. Proud grandma of Jessica, Katie, Amanda (Conor Grimshaw), Cassaundra (Jack Kerr), Sydney and Andrew, and great-grandma of Alexander. Also survived by sister Brenda Gower. Lovingly remembered by her  nephews, and many friends and neighbours. Predeceased by her parents, Ernest and Sylvia Tomlinson (nee Materiuk), son-in-law Glen Sinclair, and brother-in-law, Wayne Gower. 

Cremation has taken place and arrangements have been entrusted to Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home, Chatsworth Ontario. The family will welcome friends to a come and go reception to celebrate Sylvia's life and share memories, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm on Friday January 11, 2019, at the Garafraxa Hill Funeral Home. If desired, donations to Chapman House would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences may be expressed at


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