Susan Silva

Susan Silva
Devoted and loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother

DRACUT, MA -- Susan (Whelton) Silva, 66, died peacefully Sunday, September 8th at the Merrimack Valley Hospice House in Haverhill with her loving family by her side. She was the beloved wife of Thomas Silva, with whom she shared 24 years of marriage.

Susan was born in Lowell on December 28, 1946 to the late Clarence and Claire (Barry) Whelton. She was educated in Lowell and a graduate of Lowell High School.

Susan had a contagious smile and was full of life and love and always put everyone else before herself. She was an avid Red Sox and Patriots fan but her life was dedicated to her family. She enjoyed spending time with her family and going to their camp on Tuxbury Pond.

Along with her husband, Susan is survived and will be deeply missed by her 2 daughters, Donna M. Bellerose-Cloud and her husband Joe Cloud of GA, and Kelly Bellerose of Lowell,7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; her sister Rosemary Landers and her husband Alan of Tewksbury, as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Susan was predeceased by her beloved son James Bellerose and her brother, Robert Whelton.

SILVA -- Relatives and friends are invited to pay their respects on WEDNESDAY, September 11th from 4-8 p.m. at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT. Her funeral well be held from the funeral home on THURSDAY at 8 a.m. follow by her Funeral Mass at 9 a.m. at Ste. Marguerite D'Youville Parish in Dracut, with burial to follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Lowell. For directions and to leave an online condolence, story or message please visit

Funeral Home

Dracut Funeral Home
2159 Lakeview Avenue Dracut, MA 01826
(978) 957-5032

Published in Lowell Sun on Sept. 10, 2013