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69, of Hope, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 8, 2018 surrounded by his family. Rick was born in Cranston, RI, the son of the late G. Edward Silva and Esther (Yeaw) Silva. He was the beloved husband of Janet (Jutras) Silva and loved father of Marissa, Jessica, and Matthew Silva.
Rick was a graduate of Roger Williams University and owned and operated G. Edward Silva & Son Insurance Agency, most recently in association with Preston Insurance and Starkweather & Shepley. Rick was an avid boater and had a life-long love of cars, spending his free time restoring and racing vehicles starting in his teens. He took pride in a job well done and was a great friend to many.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, July 12 from 5-8 pm at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home, 659 East Greenwich Avenue, West Warwick, RI. A service will be held on Friday, July 13 at 10am at Carpenter-Jenks Funeral Home, with burial following at Highland Memorial Park Cemetery in Johnston.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in memory of Richard Silva to support cancer research and patient care at: P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or via www.dana-farber.org/gift. For online condolences, go to carpenterjenks.com.
Published in The Providence Journal from July 11 to July 12, 2018
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