Obituary of Vincent Noel Syliboy
SYLIBOY, Vincent Noel “Tubsy” - age 67 of Indian Brook, passed away January 10, 2023 in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born in Truro, he was a son of the late Isaac and Mary Alice (Paul) Syliboy.
He was very athletic, playing hockey, softball and basketball in his younger days. Vincent was a wicked pitcher, and travelled all the Maritime provinces and Quebec playing ball in native tournaments. He enjoyed playing cribbage and horseshoes. As a young boy, he travelled with his family to work in Maine picking blueberries and potatoes. Vincent was a die hard Boston Bruins fan and enjoyed watching local ballgames.
His grandchildren were the apple of his eye. In spite of his physical challenges Vincent would travel frequently with his pal Uncle Roddie Knockwood all over the Province. He was an Indian Day School Survivor.
He will be sadly missed by sons, John, Whycogomagh, Vincent Jr. (Shelby), Millbrook; grandchildren, Deon, Nevin, Haley and Aubrey; 3 great grandchildren;
special daughter, Ingrid Brooks; siblings, Alexandrine Paul, Bernie Syliboy (Cheryl), Sarah (Ronnie) Boutilier, Bernadette Syliboy, Sharon (Carl) Boutilier, Peter (Lorie) Syliboy, Andrew Syliboy, Catherine Tomer (Chad); numerous nieces and nephews; 9 godchildren.
He was predeceased by sons, Luke, Stephen and an infant son; sister Victorine Syliboy; a sister and a brother in infancy; ex wives Dianne Morrison and Beverly Julian.
Visitation will begin at 2pm Thursday at 103 Burma Road, Indian Brook, until time of service, 3pm Saturday, January 14, 2023 in St. Kateri’s Church, Indian Brook, Father Phil Thibideau officiating. Burial to follow in St. Catherine’s Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Special thanks to his home care worker Cerena Brooks, to the hospital staff and Indian Brook Health Centre, as well as his lifelong friend Grace Brooks.
Tributes, words of comfort and memories of Vincent may be shared with the family at www.ettingerfuneralhome.com
In Loving Memory
1955 - 2023
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