Dorothy Silvia

Obituary of Dorothy Silvia

Dorothy M. Silvia, 73, of 674A Thames St., Newport, died Friday, June 1, 2007 at the Newport Hospital. She was the wife of the late William A. Silvia. Dottie was born in Newport, R.I. on September 8, 1933. She was a daughter of the late Joseph and Isabella Freitas. A longtime employee of the Heatherwood Nursing and Subacute Center in Newport, retiring in 2005 due to illness. Prior to Heatherwood Dottie worked in housekeeping at the former Edgewood Rehabilitation Center in Newport. She was a parishioner of St. Augustin Church and was an avid cake decorator. She is survived by her daughter Cynthia A. Silvia of Waterbury, Ct, her son Paul A. Silvia of Portsmouth, R.I., her brother-in-law Fred Silvia and 2 grandchildren Christopher A. Silvia and Daniel P. Silvia, both of Portsmouth, R.I. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at St. Augustin Church, Carroll Avenue, Newport at 10:00am. Burial at St. Columba Cemetery in Middletown, R.I. Visiting hours Monday in the O'Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring St., Newport from 6:00 to 8:00pm. For information, directions please visit www.onhfh.com
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