Veronica L. (Amaral) Silvia, 69 of Martin Street died Tuesday March 25, 2014 at the Rhode Island Hospital. She was the wife of Edmund Silvia to whom she was married for 52 years.Born in Fall River she was a daughter of the late Antone and Mary (Medeiros) Amaral.Mrs. Silvia was a foster grandmother for East Bay Community Action Program. She received the presidential award for service of volunteers for over 4,000 hours of service.Besides her husband she leaves one daughter, Kerrie Silvia of East Providence, two sons, Christopher and Michael Silvia both of East Providence, her daughter in law, Lisa Silvia, one brother, George Amaral, two sisters, Rose Seibert and Mary Arruda, nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was the sisters of the late Antone Amaral and Angie Carvalho.Her funeral will be held on Tuesday at 9:00 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Saint Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours Monday 4-8.