Sylvia L. Masi, 66

SUNSET BEACH — Sylvia L. Masi, 66, beloved wife of Bill Masi died Thursday November 11, 2021 at her home in Sunset Beach, NC.  Prior to Sunset Beach, she was a resident of New Egypt, NJ for more than 30 years.

Sylvia was born in 1955 in Manchester, CT, the daughter of Warren Elector and Thelma (Cummings) LeFort. She earned degrees in psychology from Eastern Connecticut State University (B.A.) and University of New Haven (M.A.) and a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. Sylvia was a woman of strong faith and had a commitment to ministry. From 1994 until 2014 Sylvia served as the pastor for several United Methodist churches throughout central New Jersey. She also served as a chaplain in several hospitals and hospices from 1999 until 2020. In addition to her husband of 42 years, Sylvia is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Gena Masi; her granddaughters, Abigail and Louise Masi all of West Hartford, CT; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her sisters Marilyn (West) Zahner and Shirley (LeFort) Doubleday, and her brothers Russell West and Harold LeFort. 

A memorial service will be held in honor of Sylvia Masi at a later date. 

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