Sylvia Lee Sterling

Sylvia Lee Sterling, 83, of Pickerington, Ohio, died Jan. 11, 2019, at Mount Carmel East.

She was born Sept. 12, 1935, in Rachel.

Sylvia began her career in the West Virginia University Extension Office for 4H. She later worked in the office for the president of the university and was administrative assistant to the assistant dean of the School of Medicine. After moving to New Orleans, she became the assistant to the vice president of finance at the Tulane School of Medicine, where she retired.

She was preceded in death by her “Mom” and “Pop,” Willie G. and Ethelda J. Marstiller; and siblings, Brady Marstiller, Lucy “Toots” Moore, Donnie B. Marstiller and Frank E. Marstiller.

Sylvia is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Carl; daughter, Deborah (Tom Lindsay) Sterling; grandsons, Braden Powell and Holden Powell; special “granddaughter,” Carly Pearce; sister, Norma Jean “Jeannie” (Charlie “Carm”) Massanopoli; brother, Robert (Johnene) Marstiller; nieces, nephews, dear friends and previous med students.

Friends may visit McCulla Funeral Home, 770 Fairmont Road, Morgantown, from 5-8 p.m. Friday, where a funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19. Interment to follow at Beverly Hills Cemetery.

Friends may visit at the Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, 550 Hill Road North, Pickerington, Ohio from 3-6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27.

The family would like to acknowledge the love and support of many friends and family throughout the past week, including Mena Malimar.


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