Frank Sysel
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Obituary of Frank Sysel

Sysel: Francis (Frank) Stephen

A resident of Chatham, Frank Sysel  passed away at home on  December 21, 2021  at the age of 83. 

Born in  Chatham,  Frank was the  son  of  Joseph and Mary Sysel. 

Beloved  husband  of   61 years to Helen (nee Kocis).

Dear father to Annette Sysel (Joe Bauer), Janine Nicholson (Grant). Proud grandfather to Elly Charland, Cal Charland and Casey Charland.

Dear brother to Chuck Sysel (Peggy). Predeceased by his sister Mary Ann Slovak and her late husband Joe.

Frank will be forever remembered for his love of music, especially his involvement with his Barbershop Chorus & Quartets. He was a member of the St. Joseph's Knights of Columbus and a member of the Maple City Golf and Country Club.

Family and friends will be received at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair St. Chatham on Sunday, December 26, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Those wishing to attend  must register in advance by logging on the following link.  Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at St. Joseph's Church, Chatham on December 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.  Those wishing to attend must register in advance by logging on the following link. Cremation to follow 

Donations can be made in memory of Frank to Canadian Food for Children Chatham-Kent, C-K Hospice or Charity of Choice would be appreciated by the family. 

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McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street, Chatham

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