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.