• CRANE, Sylvia Bernice Phillips

    December 3, 2020
  • CRANE, Sylvia Bernice Phillips Crane, In loving memory of Sylvia Bernice Phillips Crane (Reid) of Whitbourne
    September 2, 1940 – December 2, 2020

    It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a devoted wife, dear mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Sylvia passed peacefully at Carbonear General Hospital on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, at the age of 80. Predeceased by her husband George Phillips; Parents, Edgar & Bertha Reid; Daughter, Elizabeth Phillips; Sisters, Emily March & Yvonne Thorne.

    Left with fond and loving memories is her loving husband of 44 years, George Crane; Children, Frances Norman (Harold), George Phillips (Angela), Ron Phillips (Mary), Judy Ryan (Damian), Ada Pollett (Nick), Edgar Phillips; Brothers, Alvin Reid (Ivy), Clyde Reid (Maureen), Max Reid; Sisters, Judy Reid (Max), Hilda Whelan (Bill), Linda Crocker (Ellis), Violet Piercy;  19 Grandchildren, 21 Great-Grandchildren, and many cherished Nieces & Nephews.
    We would especially like to thank Dr. Ateir of Carbonear General Hospital and the nursing staff for the kindness, exceptional care and compassion shown to her and our family at this difficult time.

    Mom will forever be remembered for her love of the church, and her unwavering love and commitment to her husband and family.

    Cremation has taken place. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, visitation at Holloway’s Funeral Home, Whitbourne will be by invitation. The funeral service on Monday, December 7th, 2020 will be celebrated at Saint Alphonsus Church, Whitbourne and attendance will also be by invitation.

    In lieu of flowers, you may send donations to Saint Alphonsus Church.

    “We will forever miss her beautiful smile and kind heart.
    Forever loved, never to be forgotten.”


    To Sylvia’s family, Our deepest condolences to you as you say an earthly farewell to your Beloved Sylvia. Even though it has been years since we have seen each other, I remember Sylvia as a dear gentle friend, wether going to school, church or berry picking we had fun. Although the years of circumstance and distance have kept us apart I will never forget our friendship. May the God she served bring you comfort in knowing that you will meet again. God bless you. Jean (Higdon) and Bryce Rowsell


    Judy, Damian and Family, condolences to you and your family on the passing of your beloved mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time, more so during these restrictions when visitation is limited. Love From Ramona, Dave, Nicholas and Amanda


    To: The Phillips and Crane families: So sorry to hear of Sylvia's passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. Sincerest condolences.


    My condolences to the Phillips and Crane families for the loss of their mom Sylvia. Graham Gosse Jr Wilmot, Nova Scotia


    Frances and family. So sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was a lovely lady and I will always remember her kind smile. May she RIP♥️