Raymond M. Silva, 89 of Newman Avenue, Rumford passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the husband of the late Irene E. (Machado) Silva. Born in Fall River, MA. he was a son of the late Antone M. and Alexandria M. (Jordan) Silva. Mr. Silva worked for the Narragansett Electric Company for 32 years before retiring. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He leaves one daughter, Debra A. Dwyer, two sons, Thomas R. Silva and Scott T. Silva, eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Manuel, Joseph, Antone, James, Edward and Arthur Silva. His funeral and visitation will be held on Saturday at 7:30 AM from the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, North Carpenter Street. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions to Home & Hospice Care of RI would be appreciated.