Arthur Silvia, died Thursday, February 12, 2015 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Marion (Dziedzic) Silvia to whom he was married for 60 years. Born in East Providence he was a son of the late Joseph and Mary (Lema) Silvia. Mr. Silvia was an electric motor technician for Walco Electric Company for 54 years before retiring. He was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. Besides his wife he leaves two daughters, one son, two son in-laws, one daughter in-law, one brother, Edmund Silvia, grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late, Susan Jean Silvia and brother of the late, Louis Silvia. The family would like to thank the staff of Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island for the compassionate care that they provided to Mr. Silvia. His funeral and visitation will be held on Thursady at 8:30 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Saint Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial with Military Honors will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contribution to Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated.