Cherry Blossoms

Sylvia Gale Oliver

October 15, 1935 ~ December 6, 2020 (age 85)


Sylvia Oliver (nee Gale) passed peacefully in her sleep on December 6, 2020.  Beloved wife of the late Heath Oliver, Sylvia was the daughter of Emily E. Gale & A. Davis Gale of Cleveland, Ohio.  She leaves behind her treasured sister, Emily G. McCartney of Gates Mills, her nephews Michael McCartney (Casey) of Washington DC, Andrew McCartney (Amy) of Highland Hts., & James McCartney (Lissa) of Oldsmar, Florida and her many great nieces and nephews.  

A talented artist, lover of animals, and supporter of the arts in Cleveland, she will also be remembered for always having her faithful companion Cricket by her side. 

The family prefers that those who wish may make contributions to The Geauga Humane Society Rescue Village,15463 Chillicothe Rd., Novelty, OH 44072;  Hospice of The Western Reserve, PO Box 72101, Cleveland, OH  44192; the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Dr., Cleveland, OH 44106; or Laurel School. 1 Lyman Cr., Shaker Hts., OH 44122. There will be a private family service and she will be interred at Lake View Cemetery.


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Private Committal

Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio

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