Sylvia Louise (Hill) Lively, 81, of Blairsville, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Keeper of the Flame Nursing Home, Blairsville.
She was the daughter of Floyd E. Hill and Pearl C. (Goodwin) Hill and was born in Westmoreland County on Aug. 6, 1938.
She was a nurses aide at Indiana Regional Medical Center, Indiana, for 32 years until her retirement in 2004.
Sylvia was a member of Harvest Assembly Church in Derry. She lived a plain and simple life and loved God.
She is survived by her children: William F. Lively Jr., of Blairsville; Bryan Houser (Vicki), of Blairsville; Charles Houser (Regan), of Indiana; Karen Hummel, of Blairsville; and Susan Hood (Ivan), of New Florence; siblings Ronald Hill, of Blairsville; Lauretta Lewis, of South Carolina; Carol Daugherty, of Blairsville; and Pauline Palmer, of Blairsville; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William “Fred” Lively Sr., who passed away in 2014; a brother, Floyd Hill; a daughter, Janet Lively; a grandson, “Little Jon” Hummel; son-in-law Jon Hummel; and her loving dog, LadyBug.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Shoemaker Funeral Home Inc., 49 N. Walnut St., Blairsville. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home with Pastor Shawn Lyons officiating.
Interment will be in Blairsville Cemetery, Blairs-ville.
Memorial contributions in Sylvia’s memory may be made to the Indiana County Humane Society, 191 Airport Road, Indiana, PA 15701 or Harvest Assembly Church, 220 Pittsburgh St., Derry, PA 15627.
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