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Sylvia Opong - wiredu

October 30, 1970 — March 14, 2021

Sylvia Opong - wiredu


On Sunday, March 14, 2021, our beloved Sylvia "Peaches" Cubille Opong-Wiredu passed along at the young age of 50 in her Schenectady, NY residence. She was born on October 30, 1970 to Luz and the late James McDougal. She is survived by her sister Yvonne Cubille and brother James Cubille, Sr. She is preceded in death by a brother, George Cubille. She also leaves behind two children, Eboneé (Kevin) Singleton and Duquan (Keena) McLeod. She also has three grandchildren, Levi Turner, Keidra McLeod, and King'Judah McLeod along with two godchildren Nefertiti Castillo and Tyrese Wallace and a host of nieces, nephews, and in laws.

Sylvia was known for her huge heart. She would always help, whenever she was able to, whether it was lending an ear, or giving a ride. She loved children and music, and there was always a special place in her heart for her family. On February 14, 2021, she extended her family when she married Frank Opong-Wiredu.

She also loved working. After attending DeWitt Clinton she entered the workforce. She had been an employee at Maximus for the last 8 years as a Task Manager with hopes of one day becoming a trainer. In her free time she freelancer for Uber, Lyft, and Instacart where she enjoyed connecting and meeting new people. Sylvia was able to touch many souls and will truly be missed.

Funeral Services which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 11:30 AM at the Curtis Funeral Home & Cremations Inc. 324 Hulett St.Schenectady, NY 12307.Calling hours will be held from 9:30 AM until the service at 11:30 AM.

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

9:30 - 11:30am (Eastern time)

Curtis Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc.

Schenectady, NY

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 20, 2021

Starts at 11:30am (Eastern time)

Curtis Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc.

Schenectady, NY

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