Robert M. Silva

Robert M. Silva, 80, of East Providence passed away on Friday, April 2, 2021 at his home. He was the husband of the late Mary Ann (Barboza) Silva.

Born in Providence, he was the son of the late Walter M. and Florence M. (Dutra) Silva.  Mr. Silva was the owner & operator of the former Silva’s Asphalt Company.  Family was very important to him and spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren always brought him much happiness.

He was the loving father of Donna J. Al-Drweesh of East Providence, Dawn M. Fontes of East Providence, Robert M. Silva, Jr. of East Providence, Gary W. Silva of East Providence and Jason Silva of Pawtucket, ten grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 10:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, 79 North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 5-7 PM in the PERRY-McSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence.


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Anthony Britto from PROVIDENCE wrote on April 8, 2021 at 9:23 pm:
Very sorry to hear about the Silva family loss, Robert was a good man, my condolences go out to the whole Silva Family.
Noell woolley from Johnston wrote on April 8, 2021 at 9:19 pm:
Dear Dawn, Larry and Family, Please accept my sincere sympathies for your loss. May your memories provide you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Noell woolley from Johnston wrote on April 8, 2021 at 9:19 pm:
Dear Dawn, Larry and Family, Please accept my sincere sympathies for your loss. May your memories provide you peace and comfort during this difficult time.
Steven Dutra from Cranston Rhode Island wrote on April 8, 2021 at 5:15 pm:
I wish to my deepest condolences to the my cousins the Silver family . I’m not able to attend both visiting hours and funeral for which I sincerely regret. Bobby was a passionate hard working man who loved his family. Bobby had a great sense of humor and always had a story to share. I am truly saddened by his loss. May he rest in Gods infinite peace.
Mark young from Seekonk mass 02772 wrote on April 8, 2021 at 3:35 pm:
markyoungpaving@gmail.com rest in peace Bobby we spent many long days with each other in the hot sun Rest In Peace. May peace be with your family.
Leonor Gallagher from Pawtucket wrote on April 8, 2021 at 11:14 am:
My deepest sympathies, and sincere condolences go out to the whole family. So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers of comfort and peace. Leonor & Ed Gallagher
paul volpe from north providence wrote on April 8, 2021 at 8:26 am:
larry dawn and family very sorry for your loss may robert rest in peace god bless
John and Koreen Vaz Jr. from Prosper, TX. wrote on April 7, 2021 at 8:04 pm:
Dear Silva Family, We are so sorry for the passing of your Father. I enjoyed listening to his funny stories. We often laughed together. May God bless and comfort each of you during this difficult time.
Steve Gianlorenzo from East Providence wrote on April 7, 2021 at 4:06 pm:
To the Silva Family,He was always a hard worker,May he R.I.P.and God Bless.
Mena Lopez from East Providence wrote on April 7, 2021 at 1:58 pm:
To the Silva family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. your father will be greatly missed. Mena
Regina Furtado from East Providence wrote on April 7, 2021 at 10:01 am:
Dawn, Donna and family my deepest condolences in the passing of your Dad. May he Rest In Peace and God comfort you in this time of great sadnesses. 🙏
Michael medina from Seekonk wrote on April 7, 2021 at 7:31 am:
Very sorry to the Silva family mr Silva was a very respected hard working man and proud of his family it was a pleasure to know him god bless