Olive “Ollie” Silva, 95, passed away Friday December 20, 2019 surrounded by her family.
Ollie was the wife of the late Robert J. Silva.
Ollie was also predeceased by her parents Antone and Gertrude (Branco) Correia. Ollie is also reunited with her siblings Mary White, Angelina Pine, and Dennis Correia.
Ollie worked in the stitching room at Bristolite Manufacturing for 25 years before stopping to care for her mother. She returned to work for another 16 years at Kinney Company before her retirement in 1994. She loved taking driving vacations and attending county fairs with her husband. She was a communicant of Saint Elizabeth’s Church and a member of the Holy Rosary Sodality. She was also a member of the Bristol Senior Citizen Council. Ollie also enjoyed spending time with her Grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Ollie leaves behind her children Kathleen A. Raposa (Husband, Dennis) and Robert J. Silva, Jr (Wife, Chris). Ollie’s memory will also live on through her grandchildren Nicole and Ryan Silva. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services from the Sansone Funeral Home,192 Wood Street, Bristol, Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 8:00 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:00 AM in St. Elizabeth’s Church, 577 Wood Street, Bristol. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Chestnut Street, Bristol. Visiting hours will be Friday, December 27, 2019 from 4:00-8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rhode Island Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906 or Friends of St. Elizabeth, 577 Wood Street, Bristol, RI.
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