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Sister Sylvia Hamilton, PBVM
February 20th, 2017

Presentation Sister Sylvia Hamilton, (baptismal name Antoinette La Verne Hamilton) died Jan. 28 at the Presentation Motherhouse in San Francisco. Born in San Francisco, Sister Sylvia was 95 years old and a Sister of the Presentation for 77 years.


Sister Sylvia taught at San Francisco’s St. Anne and St. Agnes schools and for 25 years as teacher and building manager at Presentation High School, San Francisco.


Sister Sylvia is a former treasurer for the Sisters of the Presentation and was instrumental in forming the group that would become the National Association of Treasurers of Religious Institutes. In 1981 Sister Sylvia became the first Director of Development for the Sisters of the Presentation and in 1991 director of the Presentation Alumnae Association.


A funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 6 at the motherhouse with interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma.


Remembrances may be made to the Sisters of the Presentation Development Office, 281 Masonic Ave., San Francisco 94118.


From February 23, 2017 issue of Catholic San Francisco.






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