Rebecca Reyes Sylvester



Sumter, SC… Rebecca Reyes Sylvester, age 71, beloved wife of 50 years to William Fredrick Sylvester, died on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Rebecca was the daughter of the late Vincente Reyes and Felisa Avelino Reyes. Born and raised in the Philippines, Rebecca married William in 1968. They moved to the United States in 1970 and in 1990, Rebecca became a naturalized citizen. This was an accomplishment that she was very proud of. She had a deep love for her family and will be remembered as a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her husband William, Rebecca is survived by one daughter, Jocelyn Sylvester of Lake City; one sister, Conestancia Maranan of the Philippines; three grandchildren, De’Anna, Levi and Mark Jr. and three great grandchildren, Isaiah, Peyton and Sawyer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 1:00 pm in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery with Fr. Noly Berjuega, CRM officiating.

Memorials may be made to Rebecca R. Sylvester C/O Bullock Funeral Home, Sumter, SC 29150.