SILVEIRA, Donna M. 52, of Fitchburg, passed away February 1, in the Golden Living Center Fitchburg after a long illness. She was born July 20, 1960 the daughter of Mary (Mirabella) Silveira and the late Frank C. Silveira, sister of Frank S. Silveira, and wife Kelly L. and the late John A. Silveira and wife Beth. Donna also leaves eight nieces and nephews. Donna grew up in Scituate MA, where she attended Scituate High School and then went on to graduate from Boston University after which she pursued her career in the electrical engineering field, working for several companies around the US. A private service will be conducted at Park Avenue Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 146 Park Avenue in Arlington, MA on February 18th at 4 PM. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society ( or a local food pantry of your choice.

Published in The Boston Globe from Feb. 13 to Feb. 16, 2013