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April 14, 1936 - September 27, 2013
MAM OU - Funeral services will be held for Clyde James Sylvester, 77, of Lafayette, at the Ardoin’s Funeral Home Chapel in Mamou at 3 p.m., Saturday, October 5. Burial will follow in the New St. Ann’s Cemetery.
Mr. Sylvester died Friday, September 27, 2013, at his residence.
Survivors include three children, Craig Sylvester and his wife, Robin Harris, of Sterling, Virginia, Todd Sylvester and his wife, Robin Zerangue, of Katy, Texas, and Cynthia Sylvester Gerard and her husband, Pat, of Clemson, South Carolina; two brothers, Gardnel Sylvester of Ville Platte and Roland Sylvester of New Iberia; and six grandchildren, Tristin Sylvester, Travis Sylvester, Royce Sylvester, Anna Theresa Sylvester, Erin Gerard and Rachel Gerard.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Marcantel Sylvester; and one brother, J.L. Sylvester.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Mamou on Saturday, October 5, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Deacon William Roche will officiate.
Family and friends may view the online obituary and/or sign the guestbook at
Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Mamou will be in charge of arrangements.

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