Lilly M. Silva

Lilly M. Silva, 89 of Swan Street died Friday, March 8, 2013 at Miriam Hospital.  She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Silva.

She was born in Winsboro, South Carolina a daughter of the late Willie and Rose (Kelley) Davis.  Mrs. Silva worked for the State of Rhode Island as an attendant at the Howard Medical Center in Cranston for 26 years before retiring in 1989.

She leaves one niece, Jenny Lou Washington and her husband Nat of South Carolina and her devoted Godchild, Priscilla Lewis-Pina of Seekonk.  She was predeceased by three brothers and five sisters.

Her funeral and visitation will be held on Thursday at 10:00 AM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 11:00 AM.  Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.