Mary Elizabeth Martin Silvestro

Mary Elizabeth Martin Silvestro, age 59, of Venice, Florida, formerly of Norwalk, passed away peacefully at her home March 25, 2012.

She will be lovingly remembered by her two sons Salvatore and Christopher Silvestro, both of Norwalk; her mother, Josephine Blakley Martin, of Venice; her brother, Robert Martin, and his wife, Joanne, of Fairfield; her two sisters, Christine Martin, of Fairfield, and Patti Martin, of Westport; twin grandsons, Chase and Christopher Silvestro, of Norwalk; nephews Kevin, Matt, Chance, Dylan and Zachary.

She was predeceased by her father Robert Martin, brother Kevin Martin, and dear friend, Marsha Sawicki.

Before moving to Florida, Mary worked many years at Fox Run Elementary School in Norwalk. She enjoyed her job and the many friends she made during that time. Moving to Florida was Mary''s dream for many years and she was fortunate to have it come true. She made many friends during her time there also. Caring and supportive to her family and friends, her memory will be embraced by all those whom she touched in life.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 4 to 8 PM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. Funeral services will take place on Friday at 10 AM in the funeral home, with her interment to follow in St. John''s Cemetery, Norwalk.

Memorial contributions may be directed to: St. Vincent''s Foundation/ Swim Across the Sound, 2800 Main Street, Bridgeport, CT 06606.

To order flowers online, travel directions, or to sign her guest register, please visit

Funeral Home

Lesko & Polke Funeral Home
1209 Post Road Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 256-8988

Published in The Hour on Mar. 28, 2012