Antonio-da Silva-Obituary

Antonio da Silva

Fall River, Massachusetts


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Antonio da Silva, 84, of 528 Broadway, Fall River, died Monday at Sarah Brayton Nursing Care Center. He was the husband of Maria do Carmo (Carreiro-Rodrigues) da Silva.

Born in Santa Barbara alem Capelas, St. Michael, Azores, a son of the late Miguel Barbosa da Silva and Maria da Conceicao (Reis) da Silva, he resided in Fall River for the past 26 years.

Mr. da Silva was employed for 9 years as a carpenter at TPI Corp. in Warren.

He was a member of Santo Christo Church.

Besides his wife of 56 years, he is survived by five daughters, Evangelina Vultao, Maria Bernier and Helena Farias, all of Fall River, Fernanda Farias of Swansea, MA and Gilberta Furtado of St. Michael, Azores; a son, Duarte da Silva of North Dartmouth, MA; a sister, Barbara Medeiros of Fall River; 12 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held Thursday at 8 a.m. from the OLIVEIRA FUNERAL HOME, 215 Columbia St., followed by a Funeral Mass at 9 a.m. in Santo Christo Church. Interment in St. Patrick's Cemetery. Calling hours Wednesday 5 - 9 p.m.

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