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Obituary for Georgina T. Mellow (Sylvia)

Georgina T. (Sylvia) Mellow, 92, beloved wife of Dean M. Mellow, of Sisk Dr., Pawcatuck, passed away at L&M Hospital in New London on Sunday, July 16, 2023. She was predeceased by her first husband Joseph Sylvia.

Born in Stonington, CT, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and Lucy Sylvia.

Georgina worked as an assembler for Good Year Tire Company for many years and was a devoted communicant of St. Michael Church. She loved spending time with her family, cooking, gardening and doing arts and crafts.

She will be dearly missed by her husband Dean and two children, Robert Sylvia and wife Jody of Norwich, CT and Diane Baraby and husband Bill of Westport, MA; and four siblings, Edward Sylvia, Franklin Sylvia and Lucy Sylvia all of Pawcatuck and Patricia Sylvia of Westerly. Georgina also leaves six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by seven siblings, Manuel Sylvia, Dorothy Moosey, John Sylvia, Joseph Sylvia, Raymond Sylvia, Rosemarie Record and Mary Moosey.

Visiting hours will be held at Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly on Friday from 9am – 10:30am, immediately followed by a Funeral Liturgy at 11am in St. Michael Church, 60 Liberty Street, Pawcatuck. Burial is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Georgina’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For online condolences please visit