Sylvia Anne Visser, 77, died Monday, June 23, 2014, at Trinity Medical Center, West in Steubenville.

She was born July 3, 1936 at Manchester, OH, the daughter of Rev. Fred and Mildred Norton Eastman.

Her family in her childhood years moved where her father served Presbyterian churches in Kansas, Minnesota, and in several towns in Ohio, including the Congress Community Church in Wayne County.

Following graduation from Northwester High School and Wooster Business College, she was employed in several secretarial and bookkeeping positions before serving as an administrative assistant with the Wayne /Medina Community Action Program and later with the HARCATUS program in Harrison, Carroll and Tuscarawas counties.

Sylvia Anne was an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and also was a member of the DAR.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother, John R. Eastman.

Surviving relatives include her husband, Rev. John H. (Jack) Visser; children, Elizabeth Maynard, Michael (Michele) Stanley, Marianne (Scott) Riegel, and John Eastman (Kristy) Visser; and grand children: Nathan, Noah, Nevin, Marina, Katrina, Peyton, and John B. (JB).

Her body will be cremated.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Scio Presbyterian Church or Ridge Presbyterian Church, c/o Ivan Vale, P.O. Box 363, Scio, OH 43988..

Online condolences may be made at Clark- Kirkland Funeral Home website,