Sylvia M. Freese of Interlaken passed away at Cayuga Ridge on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at the age of 84.

Sylvia was born in Ithaca on June 2, 1932, a daughter of the late Frank and Lena (Carpenter) Hall. She assisted her husband, Percy with the operation of Freese’s Hobby Shop for many years and was a member of the Interlaken Fire Department Auxiliary and volunteered at Cayuga Medical Center.

Sylvia is survived by two children, Larry (Felicity) Freese and Linda Freese; step daughter, Judy Vann; three grandchildren, Tonya Westerberg, Jeanette Allen, and Breanden Freese; three great grandchildren, Sylvia Morgan, Camden Andrews, and Breanden Freese Jr.; sister in law, Jennie Hall; and cousins, Will and Steve Hall. In addition to her parents, Sylvia was preceded in death by her husband Percy Freese in 1996; two brothers, George and Sam Hall; and sister, Jennie Griffin.

The family will be present to receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00pm on Monday, January 9, 2017 at the Ovid Federated Church, 7137 Main Street, Ovid. A Funeral Service will immediately follow at 2:00pm at the church.

The family asks those that would like to make a contribution in Sylvia’s memory to kindly consider the Interlaken Fire Department, PO Box 274, Interlaken, NY 14847.