Frances Sylvester, 102 of Newburgh, entered into rest on Monday, September 25, 2017 surrounded by her family of friends. The daughter of the late John and Frances Fargo, she was born February 22, 1915 in Roseton, NY. She was the widow of Frederick Sylvester.

Frances was a lifelong resident of the area and was a past proprietor of O’Malleys Hotel. She was a faithful parishioner of St. Patrick’s Church in Newburgh.

Survivors include five grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband Frederick, she was predeceased by two sons, Frank Gardner and Charles Gardner, and granddaughter Michelle Davis.

Visitation will be held from 10 -11 am on Thursday, September 28 at Brooks Funeral Home, 481 Gidney Ave., Newburgh. A service will be held at 11 am at the funeral home, with burial following in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Newburgh.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to St. Patrick’s Church, 55 Grand St., Newburgh, NY 12550, or to one’s favorite charity.