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Alice (Thomas) Silvia

September 18, 1924 — June 21, 2019

Fall River

FALL RIVER…Alice (Thomas) Silvia, 94, of Fall River passed away June 21, 2019 at St. Anne’s Hospital.

She was the loving wife of the late Joseph Silvia, Jr.

Born in Fall River, she was the daughter of the late Mariano and Alexandrina (Carvalho) Thomas and had been a lifelong resident of this city.

Mrs. Silvia had worked for many years as a Sewing Machine Operator for the former RK Pants Co. and River Falls Inc. She was a devoted communicant of the former Our Lady of the Angels Church prior to its closing and had since joined Good Shepherd Parish.

She enjoyed sewing and loved spending time with her family and cats. She will fondly be remembered for her extremely generous spirit. She had a way of making others feel so loved by just being in her presence. She was always there to assist her family in any way that she could.

Survivors include her son: Michael Silvia and his wife Salena of Fall River; her grandchildren: Toni Flewelling of Epsom, NH, Tammie Gannon of Uxbridge, MA, Michael Silvia, Jr. and David Viveiros , both of Fall River, Mark Silvia of Lakeville, MA, Scott Silvia of St. Mary’s, GA, Jonathan Raposo of FL , Kelli Peterson of Las Ve gas , NV and Matthew Ha hn of Ti verton , RI ; many great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was the mother of the late Christine Viveiros and sister of the late Mary Furtak, Manual Thomas, and Mariano Thomas.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, June 26 from 9 -  10:30 AM at Oliveira Funeral Home, 2064 South Main St. Fall River. Funeral will be held at  10:30 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at  11 AM at Good Shepherd Parish, 1598 South Main St. Fall River. Interment will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, 2233 Robeson St. Fall River. In lieu of flowers, donations in Alice’s name can be made to Odie’s Place Animal Rescue, http://www.odiesplace.org/donate .

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Visitation

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

9:00 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Oliveira Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service

2064 South Main Street, Fall River, MA 02724

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Oliveira Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service

2064 South Main Street, Fall River, MA 02724

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