Sydney Monington

Sydney Monington - Penfield, NY - Rochester Cremation
Penfield, NY: Sydney Monington passed away unexpectedly on February 10, 2021. She was 20 years old. Sydney was born on March 19, 2000. At an early age it was evident that she was full of energy, fearless, and loved trying new things.  Sydney participated in dance, swimming, basketball, volleyball, field hockey, and tennis, throughout her short life. She loved photography and was artistic and creative with make-up.  Sydney had an infectious smile, a full hardy laugh, and a wonderful sense of humor. Sydney was a 2019 graduate of Penfield High School.
Sydney is predeceased by her mother, Marissa Gentile and her grandmother, Gail Monington. Sydney is survived by her father and stepmother, Michael and Shannon Monington; her sisters, Mackenzie Monington and Xiomara Rivera; brother, Jordan (Chelsea) Gentile; grandfather, Joseph Monington; grandparents, Sylvia and Wayne Gentile; grandparents John and Dolores Becker; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A private Celebration of Life for the family will be held Wednesday, February 17.

30 Condolences

  1. Wayne and Sylvia Gentile on February 15, 2021 at 12:37 pm

    Our hearts are broken. We r sad but heaven is rejoicing. Be at peace with mommy.

  2. Cassie C on February 16, 2021 at 7:58 am

    I love and miss you so much! Until we meet again..💜

  3. Breunna Rains on February 16, 2021 at 8:17 am

    I love you syd ❤️ You are my best friend and I wish I was there when u needed me 🥺

    • Nick Fedrau on February 19, 2021 at 12:42 pm

      Sydney, I remember meeting you and instantly clicking. We had such a special bond and I instantly knew I would love you and be friends with you forever. I can’t believe you’re really gone and I am never going to forget u. I will always hold our memories close. Until we meet again syd, love you

  4. Abby C on February 16, 2021 at 8:28 am

    I will never forget you, Syd. Thank you for all the memories. Rest easy.
    My condolences to her family, my heart breaks for you. She was a wonderful and beautiful young lady, taken far too soon.

  5. Stephanie on February 16, 2021 at 8:36 am

    I will never ever forget you Syd💜 thank you for the fun early mornings at Dunkin’ and all the other memories I will hold close to my heart til we meet again Rest In Peace beautiful. I love you forever & always. ❤️💔😭😭

  6. Lily Hunzek on February 16, 2021 at 8:54 am

    rest in peace to a beautiful friend of mine. my condolences go out to all of her friends and family members. love you forever, syd.

  7. Kaitlyn Smiley on February 16, 2021 at 9:22 am

    I’ll never forget the moments we shared together Syd. Thank you for being such an amazing friend and overall person. There’s nobody out there with a heart like yours. I will cherish our memories forever. Until we meet again my friend 🖤. My thoughts and prayers go with the family. Thank you for raising such an amazing young woman.

  8. Jacob T on February 16, 2021 at 9:26 am

    Sydney was a wonderful friend and an amazing source of laughter. She always managed to make me cackle. So sorry for the loss of your beautiful daughter/sister.

  9. Dave Crerand on February 16, 2021 at 9:59 am

    A lovely young spirit that has left way too soon. Thank you for the smiles Syd.

    • Stefanie on February 16, 2021 at 10:41 am

      Sydney was so full of life and made everyone smile… I will always cherish every memory we have🤧 I’m so heartbroken that this happened to someone who was always happy… My prayers and love go out to her family🙏❤ I love you syd, may you rest in peace with your momma..😔💔

  10. Natalie L on February 16, 2021 at 11:13 am

    My deepest condolences to her family and friends🙏🏼 She always knew how to make everyone smile and laugh in Cosmetology School. Rest In Peace honey ❤️

  11. Heather H on February 16, 2021 at 11:30 am

    Sydney was an amazing friend who could easily put a smile on anyone’s face. My thoughts and condolences go to the family. Rest in peace Syd❤️

  12. Ron & Mary Alt on February 16, 2021 at 11:36 am

    John & Dolores,
    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Sincere condolences,
    Ron & Mary

  13. Micah Jareo on February 16, 2021 at 1:42 pm

    My deepest condolences to the family. Sydney was so vibrant and fun and she knew how to light up a room. She really felt like a sister to me and I know to a lot of people. We’ll never ever forget you Syd and I hope to see you again one day, we love you.

  14. MJR on February 16, 2021 at 1:49 pm

    Such a beautiful soul. Fly high Angel ~~~~~
    ~~ “absent from the body~~present with the Lord.”
    2 Corinthians 5:8

  15. Kayle Handford on February 16, 2021 at 2:36 pm

    Sending my prayers. Sydney was a wonderful person ! Cosmetology wouldn’t have been the same without her❤️

  16. Bethany Webster on February 16, 2021 at 2:38 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Syd was a true light to this world. I had the privilege of seeing her a few times and loved her energy and happy soul. She left way to soon and is truly missed. My heart breaks for her Family and friends who loved her dearly. I know my daughter Faith was one of them! Fly high beautiful angel! Until we meet again. Love you! 💕

  17. Zuce on February 16, 2021 at 2:40 pm

    You was the best syd I love you

  18. Freddy J on February 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    I love you Syd, thank you for being there during my tough times❤️. I always looked forward to working with you now it just isn’t the same anymore without you. Rip you’ll never be forgotten.

  19. Jasmine cohoon on February 16, 2021 at 6:19 pm

    I love you so much Syd ❤️ Thank you for all the memories !! Classes and sports would have never been the same without your happy, fun, loving attitude and spirit!! Until we met again ❤️

  20. Uncle Scott & Heather on February 17, 2021 at 9:18 am

    Syd… our hearts are broken💔💔💔 there are honestly no words to say how much your beautiful face and smile are missed. We hope you are at peace and dancing in the sky… whenever you are… fly high sweet angel. We love you💙

  21. Nora Cummins on February 17, 2021 at 9:37 am

    Syd, I will always remember you was wanting to be a little princess when you were younger. Love you and miss you know that you’re with your mom now!

  22. Mary Cremaldi on February 17, 2021 at 1:47 pm

    SYDNEY you will greatly be missed you were a great kid we always had fun with u goin on pick nice and you always coming over.we gonna miss your pretty face and smile and loud we love u tanya mom and marty.

  23. Denise Whitney on February 17, 2021 at 5:15 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss – I heard nothing but the best about Syd. Kenzie is such a special girl to our family. Sending lots of hugs, prayers, and support your way. God Bless!

  24. Katie Girl on February 17, 2021 at 6:20 pm

    Sydney, you were an amazing co worker! We loved you so much! You’re goofiness filled Dunkin with warmth. Rest In Peace babes.

  25. Isaiah on February 17, 2021 at 9:40 pm

    RIP Syd, I’m lost for words, I dont even understand. Till we meet again♥️

  26. Ginger Davis on February 17, 2021 at 11:22 pm

    Although I live in California, I have been blessed to be a cousin of and grown up with with grandma Sylvia before moving to the west coast. I extend my deepest sympathy to all of you, friends and family whose hearts are shattered by the loss of such a beautiful young lady. You are in my heart and I prayers. Cousin Ginger Davis

  27. Lucas Milliman on February 18, 2021 at 1:23 am

    Syd, you were one of my best friends. You were the most genuine person I had ever met and probably will ever meet. I continue to wish that I had met you sooner, I wish we could have created more memories than we had the chance to make. You lit my day up every single time we saw each other. Your smile was one of a kind, your laugh was truly contagious. Your personality was beyond perfect. You deserved the most in this world. I love you Syd. Gone, but will NEVER be forgotten.

    – Lucas Milliman

  28. Karen and Richard Kieran on February 19, 2021 at 3:32 pm

    I have known Shannon for her whole life. I am so sorry about the passing of Shannon and Mike’s daughter, Sydney. Peace be with you. Memories will be your strength.

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