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.