Sylvia Gargett, 71, Syracuse, passed away on Jan. 4, 2021, at Community Heart Hospital, Indianapolis.
She was born on July 27, 1949, in Hillsdale, Mich., to Clarence and Julia (Sweeny) Parker.
Sylvia was very active in the community, having served on numerous boards and committees. She was a longtime Rotarian with the Syracuse/Wawasee Rotary Club where she served as president. She was a former board member of the Syracuse Chamber of Commerce. She was a member of St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church where she served as a eucharistic minister for those in need.
Sylvia is survived by her two children, son Patrick (Brandy) Gargett, Anderson, and daughter Lori (Jason) Prescott, South Carolina; four grandsons, Ethan, Elliot, Kyuss and Legion; one sister, Cindy (Don) Litwiler, Noblesville; one niece, Vicki Litwiler; and one nephew, Mark (Stacy) Litwiler.
Visitation will be on Monday, Jan. 11, from 4-6 p.m. at the Eastlund Funeral Home. A private interment service will be at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Martin de Porres Catholic Church or the Syracuse/Wawasee Rotary Club. Due to COVID-19, masks and social distancing will be required.