Sylvia Hinton died Jan. 11, 2009. She was born on March 6, 1953 in Prince George, B.C. Sylvia grew up in Quesnel and moved to Vancouver when she was 11. Sylvia had her first open-heart surgery in 1969 at age 17. Sylvia and Terry Hinton were married in England in 1976. They both became Christians in 1981. Their daughter, Heather, was born in 1982. Sylvia had a massive stroke 4 years later, and was paralyzed on her left side for 8 weeks. She had a second open-heart surgery in 1988, and a third in 1991. The family moved to Chilliwack, B.C., in 1994 and began attending Central Community Church a year later. Sylvia is mourned by Terry; daughter Heather (Christopher) Horvath.