Pamela Ann Synett

Pamela Ann Synett passed away February 16, 2022, surrounded by her children.
Pam was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan on October 14, 1953, the daughter of the late John and Dorothy (LaFaver) Murphy. She attended Sault High, was a parishioner of Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church, and was a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Pam married the love of her life, Peter Grant Synett, on September 8, 1973. They were married just short of forty years until his passing on August 22, 2013. They had three children: John, Peter “PeeWee”, and Caitlyn (Tanner Howland) Synett. She also leaves behind her beloved granddog, Remus.

To know Pam was to love her. Pam was always there to lend a nonjudgmental ear and had a positive outlook on life. Her gentle, selfless, and giving nature is something she will always be remembered for.

Pam’s family was her whole world. She was a stay-at-home mom dedicated to attending and volunteering at her kid’s school and never missed a baseball or softball game.

Pam enjoyed attending Sewing Club meetings with her friends, watching her favorite TV shows, and being a “sous chef” to her daughter. She also enjoyed crafting and crocheting. In her younger years, Pam was an avid bowler and spent many nights bowling at the Arcade Lanes and Dondee.

Pam is survived by her three children, four sisters: Patricia (Michael) Deuman, Margaret “Peggy” (Kenneth) Maleport, Teri (Michael) Romano, and Lori Murphy, brother-in-law Richard Clerc, brother-in-law George (Bonnie) Synett, sisters-in-law Maxine Forsythe, June Landrum, Phyllis Synett, and many cherished nieces, nephews, and GREAT nieces and nephews,

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her sisters Barbara (Richard) Christie and Sara Clerc; brothers-in-law: Duane, Gerald, Gary, Pat, Terry, and Larry Synett; sisters-in-law: Janice Synett, Joan MacInnis, Mary Ellen Queen, and Shirley Forrest.

A private service will be held for family at C.S. Mulder Funeral Home on Tuesday. A more public memorial will be held in the summer. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to Hospice of the EUP or the Chippewa County Community Foundation c/o The Mike Ellis Memorial Scholarship.

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