Marion Jean Silvia, 83, passed away peacefully May 1, 2017 at the Hattie Ide Chaffee Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Arthur Silvia. Born in Fall River, MA she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Regina (Modizewski) Dziedzic. She was raised in Barrington, RI and was known as the farmer in the family. Marion worked at various jobs throughout her life. At age 16, she became a secretary in East Hartford, Connecticut and later returned to Rhode Island and ventured into various occupations. She retained fond memories working at S.E. Rains in Warren, Nugent’s in East Providence, and as a payment processor for Hospital Trust Bank. She is survived by two daughters Diane and Lisa, one son, two sons-in-law, one daughter-in-law, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Susan Jean Silvia and sister of the late Ludwisha Dziedzic, Frank Dziedzic, Albert Dziedzic, Rose Darowski, Helen Brule, and Benjamin Dziedzic. Her funeral and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions in her memory may be made to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904.