Ann E. Sulyma, formerly of Montvale, NJ died March 10, 2016, in Lawrenceville, GA where she resided since 2005. She was married to Dr. Robert Sulyma since 1958. She was the daughter of the late Perce and Cecilia (McHugh) Bachman of Pottsville, PA. She is also survived by two sons; Robert A., his wife Alexis and son Luke of Atlanta and David J.,his wife Mercedes and son Sean of San Antonio, TX. Ann was graduated from the Pottsville Catholic School System in 1954 and the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Reading, PA, as a registered nurse. She then completed a B.S. degree from Jersey City State College in 1976. She was employed by several hospitals in Bergen County, NJ and also served as a private duty nurse. She was also a member of Our Lady Mother of the Church Woodcliff Lake, NJ and St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Lawrenceville, GA. A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 21, 2016 at 2:00 P.M. at St. Lawrence Catholic Church, 319 Grayson Hwy, Lawrenceville, GA 30046. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made in honor of Ann to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 304, Chicago, Illinois 60611-3201. Online condolences can be expressed at

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  1. It was an honor to get to know Ann. Although we knew each other for a brief time, she taught me about living and making each day count.

    Ellen Patterson
    Agape Hospice Care Volunteer Coordinator

  2. I am glad I had the pleasure of meeting Ann. What a dear and sweet person, with so much wisdom to share.

    Beate Fisher
    Agape Hospice Care Volunteer

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort continue to be with you and your family during this difficult time. We all look forward to a time when death will be no more-Rev 21:4. Our prayers are with you.

  4. Bob,
    So sorry to hear of Ann’s death.
    I have fond memories of her during our Pascack School days.
    My prayers & thoughts are with you and your family.
    Lou Cassella

  5. Dear Coach Sulyma,

    We are very sorry for your loss and our prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family.

    With our condolences

    Fred DiRossi

    Jack Manheimer

    Ray Flint

    David Lee

    Pascack Valley football 1963/ Class of 1964

  6. So very sorry to hear of your loss. Dwell on all the wonderful memories for they are what matter in the long run.

  7. David, Robert and family,
    I’m so sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts are with you during this sad time. She was truly a wonderful woman .
    All my best, lynne stummer tenten

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