Vincent Silva Jr.

Vincent Silva Jr., of Carver died unexpectedly Feb. 2, at the age of 59. Vincent was the loving son of the late Vincent Silva Sr. and Anna (Perry) Silva of Rochester. He grew up in West Bridgewater and was a graduate of West Bridgewater High School, Class of 1972. He lived in West Palm Beach, Fla., for many years, where he was an accomplished chef and manager of the Abbey Road Restaurants. He raised his children in Middleboro and had been a finish carpenter for the past 25 years for Silva Brothers Construction. Vincent was a boat enthusiast and an avid outdoorsman. He loved hunting, fishing, and blue crabbing with loved ones. He knew something about everything and was a wonderful "teacher" to all. Vincent was a lifelong lover of dogs and somewhat of a dog whisperer. He was kind, compassionate, intelligent and selfless. Vincent was the loving companion of Nell Rostocki of Carver; and former husband of Karen L. (Shepard) Silva of Middleboro. He was the loving father of Cassandra L. Silva of Carver, and Julianna M. Silva of Middleboro; brother of Michael and Elaine Silva of Berkley, Lynne and Greg Butzirus of Fla., Lisa and Jim Munro of Rochester, and Jeffrey and Brenda Silva of Middleboro. He is also survived by many friends and family, including Jennifer Bell Leclair of R.I.,and Jason Bell of Norwood. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him but his family knows he is lurking lavishly under the lily pads with Larry Lunker. A funeral service will be private per his wishes. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a pitbull rescue of your choice. For online guest book, visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com. Prophett-Chapman Cole & Gleason 508-697-4332

Funeral Home

Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason
98 Bedford Street Bridgewater, MA 02324
(508) 697-4332

Published in The Enterprise on Feb. 9, 2014