January 20, 1921 ~ August 5, 2015
Sylvia Norkin, 94, wife of the late Irving Norkin formerly of Norwalk and Bridgeport, passed away on Wednesday, August 05, 2015.
Born on January 20, 1921, in Springfield, MA, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Rebecca Goldring.
Sylvia was a longtime Norwalk resident who worked for many years within the Norwalk Public School System. She eventually retired as the Budget Director for the Board of Education in January of 1981. Sylvia and her husband were members of the Silvermine Golf Club. In later years she enjoyed enriching her education and spent much of her time volunteering.
Sylvia is survived by her two children; William Norkin and his wife Christine of Somers, NY and Carol Ghent and her husband John of Trumbull, CT; five grandchildren; David Ghent and his wife Maria, Ryan Ghent, Joshua Norkin and his wife Janet, Corey Norkin and his wife Lindsey, and Shannon Hudak and her husband Gerry; she is also survive by four great grandchildren.
Services will be held graveside on Thursday, August 6, at 11:30 AM in the Independent Hebrew Society Cemetery, Richards Avenue, Norwalk.
Contributions in Sylvia’s memory may be made to: Regional Hospice & Home Care, 30 Milestone Road, Danbury, CT 06810 http://regionalhospicect.org.