Sylvia Victoria Bastian Samuel
Funeral services for Sylvia Victoria Bastian Samuel, 81, Lawrence will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, January 9, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Graveside will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Sylvia was born December 18, 1933 in St. John, Virgin Islands the daughter of Albert and Irine Stephens Bastian.
She lived in Lawrence since 1972 after moving here from Topeka.
She was a homemaker.
She married Rehelio A. Samuel on November 8, 1958 in New York, NY. He preceded her in death May 11, 2014.
Survivors include one daughter, Renita Samuel, Long Beach, CA; three sons, Albert Samuel, New York State, Nino Samuel, Atlanta, GA, Frederico Samuel, Lawrence; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sylvia Hoss-Samuel on May 30, 2012; and son, Joseph Samuel in May 1989.
The family will greet friends from 5 – 7 p.m. Thursday, January 8, 2015 at the mortuary.
Any love gifts may be made out to Renita Samuel and sent in care of the mortuary.