John M.”Pa” Silva of Seabrook, NH and Dennis, MA
He was married to the late Claire (Owens) Silva, who died on January 11, 1997.
Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Louis and Urania Silva. He graduated from Lowell High School with the class of 1936.
John retired in 1985 from High Voltage Engineering Corp. of Burlington where he was the supervisor of maintenance. He had previously worked as a loom fixer for New Market Mills of Lowell.
He was a communicant of St. Anthony Church of Lowell.
John was a former resident of Lowell.
He is survived by his son, David Silva of Seabrook, NH; daughter, Linda Leney of Dennis, MA and Kathy Silva of Londonderry, NH; two grandchildren Kyle Silva and Amanda and her husband, David Chanon; and three great grandchildren, Ella, Claire, and Jack Chanon. He is also survived by extended family including the Quadros Family who was dear to his heart as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was the brother of the late Manuel Silva and Georgina Quadros and the father-in-law of the late Janice Silva of Westford.
Visiting hours Sun. 1 to 4 P.M. Funeral Mon. at 8am from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 9am at St. John the Evangelist Church in N. Chelmsford, MA. Burial in St. Patrick Cemetery, Lowell. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in his name to the Make A Wish Foundation, 1 Bullfinch Pl., 2nd Fl., Boston, MA 02114. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.