Emelia A. Silvia
Date of Passing:
Silvia, Emelia, A., ‘Mia’, 70, of ‘Harborview’ 3663, Pawtucket Avenue, Riverside, died peacefully on June 7, 2014.
Born in East Providence, a daughter of the late Duarte Cabral and Maria (Viveiros) Dutra, she lived in Riverside for many years.
Mrs. Silvia was a technician at Rhode Island Hospital for 42 years before retiring in 2007.
Mia was a communicant of St. Brendan Church where she volunteered at many of the Christmas Bazars. She was a former secretary for the Harborview Tenants Association.
She is survived by a sister, Barbara M. West of Riverside and a step-brother, John Dutra of Florida. She was the sister of the late Rita Cole, Jean Tilley and Mary Ann Balkcom.
Her funeral will be held on Friday June 13, 2014 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:30 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside at 10 a.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Mia’s memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, 02904 would be deeply appreciated.