RAVENA – Sylvia R. St. John, 85, passed away January 4, 2015 at
Capital Living Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Sylvia was born
June 27, 1929 in Fort Plain, NY the daughter of the late Carmello
and Cotilda Piroli Ciani. She had been employed by Luxury Garment
Co. Sylvia was a communicant of St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena, a
very active member of Senior Projects of Ravena, enjoyed playing
bingo, watching the NY Yankees, spending time with family and
Sylvia was predeceased by her husband of 38 years, George J. St.
John. Survivors include her son, George R. St. John, Jr.; and
several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held 9 AM Wednesday, January 7th at
St. Patrick’s Church, Ravena. There will be no calling hours.
Burial will be in the spring in Fort Plains, NY. In lieu of flowers
the family would like you to consider a donation in memory of Sylvia
to St. Patrick’s Church, 21 Main St., Ravena, NY 12143 or Senior
Projects of Ravena, 9 Bruno Blvd., Ravena, NY 12143