Obituary for Soncherie Silvan
Soncherie Denise Silvan, 52 of Niantic, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was born in Bogalusa, Louisiana to Aleta Mae (Perkins) Silvan and the late Melvin Silvan Sr.
Soncherie, affectionately known as "Tallulah" by her family and "Sunny" by her friends, was a cheerful and upbeat woman with an unwavering positive attitude about life. She retired as a high school teacher from the public school system and was known for her love of stylish hats. She was an avid worker for the church and loved to praise and worship the Lord.
She leaves to cherish her memory 8 brothers, 4 sisters, 1 great aunt, 3 God-children and a host of other relatives and friends. Soncherie will be missed by all who knew her.
A celebration gathering will be held on Tuesday, May 16th at 6 PM at the American Legion, 457 Laurel Hill Avenue, Norwich. Final services and interment will be held in Covington, Louisiana. Services are entrusted to the Lester Gee Funeral Home of New London.