NORTH CANAAN — Sylvia Sartori, 92, of East Canaan, passed away Oct. 17, 2011, at Geer Village. She was the widow of John Sartori. Sylvia was born April 7, 1919, in North Canaan, daughter of the late Lena (Colli) and John Togninalli.She was employed at General Electric in Norfolk, and retired from Becton Dickinson in North Canaan. Sylvia was an avid outdoors person, with a love of her family, her friends, her gardens, her home, and all animals, especially her beloved cocker spaniels. She was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church in North Canaan.She is survived by her sister, Alice Alquesta of East Canaan; her sister-in-law, Stella Togninalli of North Canaan; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Sylvia was predeceased by her sisters, Edith Piretti and Alda Coe; her brothers, Guido and Reno Togninalli; and her nephew, Michael Togninalli.A Mass of Christian burial was held at St. Joseph’s Church in North Canaan on Oct. 22. Burial followed in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Memorial donations may be sent to the North Canaan Volunteer Ambulance Corps, PO Box 178, North Canaan, CT 06018; the Canaan Fire Dept.; or the Canaan Railroad Museum. Arrangements are under the care of the Newkirk-Palmer Funeral Home in North Canaan.