Silas Dean Bunnell, 19, of Eastford, beloved son of Lisa (Stocco) and the late Dean E. Bunnell passed away peacefully April 12, 2018 after suffering complications from a seizure disorder. He spent his final days surrounded by his loving family and friends. Silas was born in Windham on January 8, 1999 and was a proud 2017 graduate of The Woodstock Academy and presently a freshman at Eastern Connecticut State University. He was also a member of Boy Scout Venture Crew 83. Silas loved working at Pomfret School as an A/V Technology Specialist and at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center. His summers were spent working as an EMR in the Health Lodge at June Norcross Webster Boy Scout Reservation in Ashford, CT. In giving back to his community, Silas proudly volunteered for the Eastford Independent Fire Company serving as an EMS Lieutenant. He also devoted countless volunteer hours at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center of East Hartford, spending time with their residents and staff. Silas loved vacationing in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, long weekend trips, all things Vineyard Vines and time spent with his family and friends. The devastating loss of Silas leaves not only his mother heartbroken, but the hearts of everyone he leaves behind. Especially his Papa Frank Stocco, aunts and uncles; Connie Filippa, Cathy and Dave Ferony, Tony Stocco, Scott Bunnell, Gail Bunnell and Fred Mongeau, Emily Guertin, Ross Bunnell & Edith Pestana. He will be missed by his cousins Matthew, Scott, Kyle, Sarah, Eric, Chad, Emily, Christopher, Heather, Oliver & Sofia. In addition, Silas will be missed by his EMS family and his many friends. Silas will be welcomed into Heaven by his Dad, Mum Mum Phyllis Stocco, grandparents Wayne and Emily Bunnell, Uncle Tine, his cousin Nico and many aunts & uncles. Family and friends are welcome to attend a Celebration of Silas' Life on Sunday, April 22, 2018 beginning at noon at the June Norcross Webster Boy Scout Reservation, 229 Ashford Center Road, Ashford, CT. Informal dress. To continue Silas' legacy, memorial donations may be made to Friends of Webster c/o John Haskell, 100 Lake Rd, Jewett City, CT 06351. Silas' final act of kindness was to give the gift of life through organ donation. The D'Esopo Funeral Chapel of Wethersfield is assisting the family with the arrangements. For online expressions of sympathy to the family please visit www.desopo.com
. Silas-you made our world a better place.