Charles Henry Sylvester

Charles Henry Sylvester, 56 of Edinburg and formerly of Woodbridge passed away, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 30, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. at The Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Woodstock. Burial will follow in Cedarwood Cemetery in Edinburg. The Very Reverend Alexander MacPhail will officiate.

Mr. Sylvester was born August 30, 1957 in Alexandria, Virginia. Son of the late Leon Sylvester Jr. and Lillian Peckham Sylvester. He was a member of The Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Woodstock. He worked as a carpenter with Jenkins Services.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret (Pat) Sylvester; 3 sons, Frank Sylvester and Joshua Sylvester of Woodbridge, and Andrew Sylvester of Stafford; a daughter, Paige Sylvester of Stafford; step children, Peter, Michael, Thomas Hirschberg, and Diana Haynes;4 sisters, Frances Spicer, Rita Arrington, Susan Sylvester, and Nancy Woodard; a brother Leon Sylvester, and 12 grandchildren. Also surviving are many family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Emmanuel Episcopal Church 122 E. Court St. Woodstock, Virginia 22664.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 4-6 P.M. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock.


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3 Condolences to Charles Henry Sylvester

  1. Robyn Harrison says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Will keep wife Pat & the rest of his family in my thoughts & prayers.

  2. Brenda Hess says:

    So very sorry for your loss. Remember happier times. You are in my thoughts…

  3. Dan Lawrence says:

    I want to express my deepest sympathy to your family for your loss. My heart goes out to you. I found much needed comfort from a promise in the bible I hope it offers comfort to you. It is found in the book of Revelation 21:3-5. Soon our Creator will eliminate the enemy death (Isaiah 25:8) and will bring our loved ones back to us. (John 5:28-29)