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Mahwah Teen Dies Tragically, Leaves Infant Daughter, Devastated Loved Ones
A funeral is scheduled this week for a teenage mom from Mahwah who died tragically last week.
Olivia Sybesma, 19, was a devoted mother, one who quit any further formal education after graduating from Mahwah High School in order to care for her nearly-1-year-old daughter, Layla Rose.
Olivia “poured all her time and guidance” into raising the love of her life, her obituary says.
She also trusted others and “worried about everyone else except herself,” her mother, Marlaina Sybesma, wrote.
So it was with that implicit trust that Olivia, feeling both down and anxious, apparently accepted a …