Sylvia Carle, 102, of Canton, MA died Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Born Oct. 16, 1915 in Alpha, NJ she was a daughter of the late Minna (Sara) and Jacob Nussman. She grew up in Alpha and Phillipsburg, graduated from Lesley College and married Herbert Carle. They lived in Phillipsburg until sons Larry and Jeffry graduated High School at which time they moved to Easton.
Sylvia ran a preschool daycare center, owned a stationary store with Herb and ultimately retired as a services worker for the state of PA. She did volunteer work for the National Cancer Society and Hadassah. Her volunteer work for the Orchard Cove Library gave her the opportunity to share her love of reading with other residents, as well as provide numerous recommendations to family and friends.
She was Mom, Nana, Great Nana Sylvia, Aunti Syl to her much loved family and Sylvia to those that were fortunate enough to know her. She was always interested in the lives of her family and friends and throughout her incredibly long life, her memory of every detail made those around her always feel special. Despite tragic events in her life, Sylvia was always positive and lived a life of dignity, poise and class. She was the family Matriarch and will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her sister: Soni; grandsons: David, Jonathan, Michael and Eric; great grandsons: Max, Leo, Henry, Grant, Jack, Sam and Jacob; nieces: Judy, Carol, Janie, Lisa, Debbie, Kathi and Andrea; and nephews: Jon and Jerry. She was predeceased by husbands: Herbert Carle and Robert Shapiro; her sons: Larry and Jeffry Carle; her sister: Irene Cohn; brothers: Mitchel Nussman and Herbert Nussman: nephews: Randy Cohn and Michael Schindler; and niece: Susan Bilder
Services are 10:30 AM Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Temple Covenant of Peace, 1451 Northampton St., Easton. Interment is in Easton Cemetery. The Ashton Funeral Home, Easton is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Orchard Cove Library, One Del Pond Drive, Canton MA 02201, for books dedicated in her name. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com.