Robert M. Silva, 69, of Dixon Avenue, Bristol and formerly of East Providence died Friday, April 4, 2014 at Rhode Island Hospital. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Edward and Angelina H. (Alves) Silva. Robert enjoyed going to the Brass in Bristol and doing his art work. He liked to travel, having parties at Dixon House with his friends and celebrating the holidays with his family. He leaves two brothers, Edward A. Silva and his wife Cynthia and Donald S. Silva and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. His funeral will be held on Friday at 8:00 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, East Providence. Burial will be in Mt. St. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours Thursday 5-8. In lieu of flowers contributions to Life Incorporated, 490 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809 would be appreciated.