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Sylvia Lane was born on February 11, 1951 in Queens, New York, daughter of Jessie Lane and the late Horace Lane, Sr. She spent her early years as a resident of Newark, New Jersey. After moving to Roselle, New Jersey, Sylvia attended Abraham Clark High School and graduated in the Class of 1968. Her academic skills allowed her to skip the eighth grade. Many of her classmates will remember Sylvia for her sense of humor and kindness.

She retired as a Payroll Administrator from St. Elizabeth's Hospital, now Trinitas, in Elizabeth after 25 years of service. Previously, Sylvia was employed at Essex County College in Newark in the same capacity.

She was a beautiful and caring mother who loved her two grandchildren dearly. She enjoyed talking to her Mom and siblings on daily basis. Sylvia was a very kind, friendly person who loved helping people. Her hobbies were crocheting, and reading. Sylvia also enjoyed watching her favorite TV show General Hospital and discussing what happen with her daughter.

She became a member of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Milton A. Byrd.
On Thursday, May 18, 2017, Sylvia Lane departed this precious life abruptly in Elizabeth, New Jersey at the age of 66.

She was predeceased by her father, Horace Lane, Sr. who died on June 23, 1991.

Sylvia leaves to cherish her memory, her mother, Jessie Lane of Toms River, New Jersey; daughter, Tanya Jasey and husband, Brian; two deeply loved grandsons: Kai Jasey and Troy Jasey of Newark, New Jersey; four sisters: Angela L. Stewart (the late Donald Stewart) of Toms River, New Jersey, Patricia Johnson and husband, Charlie of Charlotte, North Carolina, Jacqueline Lane Harris of Germantown, Maryland, Gina Armstrong and husband, Dwight of Knoxville, Tennessee; beloved brother, Horace "Kelvin" Lane of East Orange, New Jersey; nieces and nephews: Terrell, Kasseen, Sara, James, Donald II, Erika L., Stephon and wife, Tyquanda, Shavonne "Peaches", Alicia, Cameron and wife, Ashleigh, Tanisha "Nikki", Alnesah, Shikilia, and Temeka; and a host of dear relatives and friends.


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Funeral Home:
G.G. Woody Funeral Home
206 E. 8th Avenue
Roselle, NJ
US 07203


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Visitation

Tuesday

23

May

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1002 Rivington Street
Roselle, NJ 07203

Service

Tuesday

23

May

11:00 AM
Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church

1002 Rivington Street
Roselle, NJ 07203

cemetery

Tuesday

23

May

Rosehill Cemetery

U.S. Highway 1&9 North
Linden, NJ 07036

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