Amber LeeMarie Sylvester of Nashville, Tennessee, formerly of East Falmouth, died April 26.

She was the daughter of Kim Henderson Sylvester and Gary W. Sylvester of East Falmouth.

She was raised in East Falmouth and graduated from Falmouth High School in 1997. She danced for nine years with Falmouth Dance Academy, and during high school was a cheerleader for three years on the FHS Clippers squad.

Ms. Sylvester furthered her education at Cape Cod Community College, North Adams State College, and University of Massachusetts Boston, from which she earned a degree in business management; she also studied theater and arts.

As a young woman she held a variety of jobs and worked as a volunteer to help the homeless community on Cape Cod. After college she worked at the Prudential Center in Boston before moving to Los Angeles, California, where she worked for E! Entertainment.

Ms. Sylvester returned to Falmouth in 2004 to become a surrogate mother for her sister Summer A. Winget and brother-in-law, Kevin M. Winget, giving birth to their child, Noah Lee Winget.

She then moved to Nashville and became an entertainment organizer in the country music industry. In 2014, she gave birth to a daughter, Victoria Darling.

For many years of her life Ms. Sylvester had struggled with mental health issues, drug addiction and trauma.

Besides her daughter, parents and sister, she leaves two additional sisters and a brother, Trystan Sylvester-Martin of Falmouth, Samantha Royer of Conway, New Hampshire, and Trevor Sylvester, also of Conway; her stepsisters, Donnie Weaver of Nebraska and Bridget Sylvester of Massachusetts; and a large extended family.

Visiting hours will be Tuesday, May 10, beginning at 10 AM with a service at noon, at Chapman Funerals & Cremations, 475 Main Street in Falmouth.

Burial will be private at a later date.

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