Mrs. Sylvia (Frate) Antonuk age 86, of Utica passed away on Tuesday March 16, 2021 in the St. Luke’s Home with the love and support of her family.
She was born in Utica, NY on August 8, 1934 a daughter of the late Philip and Elizabeth Tucciarone Frate and was educated in local schools, having been a graduate of MVCC in 1976 and SUNY College @ Utica-Rome graduating in 1977 with a Bachelor of Professional Studies, “Magna Cum Laude”. On June 4, 1960 she was married to Daniel J. Antonuk in St. Agnes Church, a blessed union of 36 years until his passing in 1996. Sylvia was employed as an Executive Secretary with the General Electric Co. and also the Kelsey Hayes Co. until her retirement. She was a lifetime member of the American Association of University Woman.
Surviving are one sister Rose O. Frate of Utica; one brother Philip Frate, Jr. of Ohio and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister Yolanda Woods.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family, with private burial in Calvary Cemetery.