Joseph M. Silvia Obituary
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of Joseph M. Silvia of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, born in Middletown, Rhode Island, who passed away on May 7, 2022, at the age of 81, leaving to mourn family and friends. You can send your sympathy in the guestbook provided and share it with the family.
He was loved and cherished by many people including : his wife Winifred Silvia (Wilson); his parents, Alfred Silvia and Beatrice Silvia (Oliveira); his children, Patricia Silvia (Robert Gagnon) of Lakeville, MA, Joseph Silvia of Westbrook, CT and Joanne Silvia of Lakeville, MA; his grandchildren, Danielle Gagnon, Emily Gagnon, Rosemary Gagnon, Kelsey Shaffer, Paul Joseph George and Benjamin George; and his siblings, Peter Silvia of Portsmouth, RI and Rose Carey of Mt. Washington, KY..
He was a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus, as well as spent Sundays for many decades prior to the Covid pandemic volunteering as an usher at Eight o'clock mass at St. Mary's Church in Newport.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Potter League for Animals, 87 Oliphant Ln, Middletown, RI 02842.