Sylvia, Gerald J. of Boston, MA, died October 28, 2017. He was born in New Bedford, MA on April 21, 1950. Beloved son of the late Manuel and Elsie (Jerome) Sylvia. A graveside service with military honors will be held on Tuesday November 7, 2017 at 2:30 pm in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Late Vietnam War Army Veteran.