Thérèse Sylvain
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Obituary of Thérèse Sylvain

Thérèse Sylvain passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 24th, 2022 at Riverview Gardens Nursing Home in her 91st year. 

She was born March 6th, 1931 in Grande Pointe on the 8th Concession and was the daughter of the late Eddie & Celeste (nee Demars) Tetrault.

Therese will be reunited with her late husband, Dorey Sylvain (1997).

Dearly remembered by her children, Raymond Sylvain, Maurice Sylvain (Pat), Phyllis Goudreau (Patrick), Denise Sylvain (Rick), Louie Sylvain (Jeannine), Adele Hanuszak (Dwayne), Jane Elgie (Jamie), Robert Sylvain (Joanne) and Mark Sylvain (Catherine).

Memere of Daniel, Thomas, Ann, Joseph, Natalie, Priscille, Phillip, Lisa, Eric, Katelyn, Rachel, Matthew, Tamara, Charlene, Ashlynn, Joseph, Evan, Solange and 19 great-grandchildren.

Sister of the late Edouard Tetrault (the late Pauline Boyle).

Missed by numerous nieces & nephews.

Thérèse worked very hard on the farm for her whole life, gardening and taking care of chickens. She loved to cook and clean for her family homestead and wanted peace and harmony for her family. Thérèse will be deeply missed by her family and friends. 

Family to receive friends on Sunday, February 27, 2022 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm at the Funeral Home, 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham. For those wishing to attend the Visitation, please use the following link to do so A second family visitation is Monday, February 28th from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Please register at A Funeral Liturgy will be held on Monday, February 28, 2022 at the Funeral Home. For those wishing to attend the Liturgy, please use the following Link to do so

Burial to follow in St. Philippe Cemetery, Grande Pointe.

Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Thérèse may make it to Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Online condolences may be left for the family at



McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street
519 351 2040



2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sunday, February 27, 2022
McKinlay Funeral Home - Chatham
459 St. Clair Street
Chatham, Ontario, Canada

Funeral Liturgy

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday, February 28, 2022
McKinlay Funeral Home - Chatham
459 St. Clair Street
Chatham, Ontario, Canada
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