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Sylvia Derr


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DERR, Frances Sylvia Sheridan, of Springfield, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2020 in Wooded Glen. Sylvia was born November 17, 1924 in Springfield, Ohio to Oakland and Margaret (Doolan) McBee. She was a member of St. Teresa Church and the Springfield Country Club. Survivors include her husband, Arthur Derr; two children, Lynn (Jim) Richards of Cincinnati, OH and Stephen (Debra) Sheridan of Oak Brook, IL; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; Art’s children, Dale (Pam) Derr and Terri (John) Gates; and Art’s three grandchildren and three great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jack Sheridan in 1992; and two sisters, Janet Hyser and Sue Eifert. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held in St. Teresa Church at a later date. Burial of ashes will be held in St. Bernard Cemetery.
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Steve and Lynn: I am so sorry to hear of Aunt Syl’s death. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families. She was a lovely person and of great solace to dad after Mom passed away.

- Cheryl Eifert, Monday April 20th, 2020

Sylvia,was a beautiful lady..Rip SYLVIA

- Pat Newell geron, Sunday March 22nd, 2020

I’m so sorry to hear about your mom’s death. Thinking about you and sending you warm thoughts.

- Jackie Reeb, Saturday March 21st, 2020

Sylvia was a a very special and kind person. RIP Gloria

- Bob Belliveau , Sunday March 15th, 2020

Sylvia was a very beautiful person inside and out. She was always very pleasant and had a beautiful smile. Rest in peace Sylvia.

- Olga Woodrow, Sunday March 15th, 2020

Dear Lynn, What a lovely lady your Mom was. She was always so kind and friendly. May you memories sustain you at this difficult time. Sending prayers your way to you and your family.

- Mary Ann Parham Gayonski , Saturday March 14th, 2020

Dear Lynn, Sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. Peace to you and your family🌹

- Mary Louise O’Brien, Saturday March 14th, 2020

DEAR LYNN, Your mom was a big part of my life while in High School! She was like a second mom to me! SOoo sorry... May your warm memories carry you and Steve through these trying times! She was a lovely lady for sure! Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers!

- Maureen Sigafoos, Saturday March 14th, 2020

Dear Lynn, I am sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I spent so much time at your house and how your mother put up with all of our teenage laughing I don't know, but she was always kind and welcoming. Lynn, your mom will live on in some of my best memories. You and your family are in my thoughts. Take care my friend.

- Karen Grady Murphy, Saturday March 14th, 2020

Steve Sad to learn of your mom's passing. Such a beautiful woman and a kind soul. Thoughts and prayers to your entire family. Patti

- Patti Lippolis Wright , Friday March 13th, 2020

Sympathy in the death of Sylvia! What s beautiful woman.....inside and out! Always enjoyed seeing her over the many years! Thoughts and prayers for you all!

- Sophia Turnbull, Friday March 13th, 2020

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