In memory of
Sylvia Claire Golfes
Sylvia Claire Golfes Aug. 25, 1937 - Oct. 7, 2016 Resident of Pleasant Hill Born in Denver, Colorado to John and Bernice Peros, Sylvia was the eldest of four children. She attended school in Denver and graduated from East High School. In 1956 she met the love of her life John Golfes. He swept her off her feet and shortly thereafter they were married and made their home in Pleasant Hill. They were blessed with three sons, Steven, Gregory and Christopher. She retired in 2013 after 30 years from her position as office manager for the California Joint Pole Association. She was a founding member of the Harmonia Chapter #367 of The Daughters of Penelope and became President of that chapter and then District President of the organization. She was also very active in the Pleasant Hill Lioness Club and the Livermore Lioness Club. She loved travel, her collection of Teddy Bears, anything Betty Boop," the slots" and Harleys. She was a kind and generous soul with a beautiful laugh and a wonderful sense of humor. She will be greatly missed by all who were fortunate enough to know and love her. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Bernice Peros, her husband John and son Steven. She leaves behind, her sons, Gregory of Harrisburg, Oregon and Christopher of Pleasant Hill , her sister Phyllis Decker Siegel of Carmel, California, brother Nickolas Peros of Watsonville, California, brother Charles Peros of Forestville, California, her sister-in law Argery Hales of Fremont, California and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. The family would like to thank Hospice of the East Bay and the staff at Bruns House in Alamo, for their loving care in her last days. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 11 AM at the Redwood Chapel at Oakmont Memorial Park, 2099 Reliez Valley Rd, Lafayette,CA, followed by a reception at the Oakmont Inspiration Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested in Sylvia's name to the St Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Building Fund, 1955 Kirker Pass Road, Concord, CA 94521 or to Hospice of the East Bay for the Bruns House, 3470 Buskirk Ave, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 View the online memorial for Sylvia Claire Golfes
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