Obituary for Sylvia Jean "Sib" Pauley (Holston)
Sylvia "Sib" Jean Pauley, 77, of Upperco, MD, passed away on January 8, 2018 at the Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster, MD. Born December 18, 1940 in Gaithersburg, MD and grew up in Rural Retreat, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Paris and Josephine (Morris) Holston and the loving wife of Everette Lon Pauley. Sylvia and Everette moved back to Maryland in1963. Sylvia was employed for over two decades at Telemecanique, where she worked as the Supervisor of Engineers. She enjoyed growing vegetables in her garden and caring for her pet cats. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Sylvia is predeceased by her parents; sisters: Gladies Catron, Evelyn Etter, Judy Smith and brothers: Sonny and Morris Holston. She is survived by her devoted husband of 58 years, Everette Lon Pauley; son, Michael Pauley and wife Barbara Jean; two brothers: Wayne Holston, Steve Holston; good friends: Julia Shuffler, Doris & Mike Cavey, and numerous nieces and nephews. It was Sylvia's wish that no funeral service be held. To honor her memory, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to The American Cancer Society.