Mary (Sylvia) Barros, age 99, of Dartmouth passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at Hathaway Manor. She was the wife of the late Alexander Barros.
Born in Portugal, the daughter of the late John and Marianna Sylvia, Mary immigrated to America as an infant and lived in the south coast area.
Mary worked as an assembler at Pauldings and was co- owner of Silmo Syrup with her husband.
She is survived by her sister Hilda Paquette and her husband Normand of Dartmouth and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Julia Cabral and John Sylvia.
Her funeral will be held Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 8 a.m. from the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 am in St. Mary's Church, 783 Dartmouth Street, Dartmouth. Burial in St John's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations in her honor be made to a charity of one's choice.