Robert G. Silvaggi
Rock Hill, SC – Mr. Robert Guido Silvaggi, 74, passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021 at the Levine Dickson Hospice House – Southminster in Charlotte, NC.
Mr. Silvaggi was born in Yonkers, NY, and was the son of the late Alfred G. Silvaggi and the late Marie Mancuso Silvaggi. Mr. Silvaggi obtained his B.S. degree in Education in 1970 at University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL and his M. S. degree in Education in 1974 at Iona College in New Rochelle, NY. He worked 35 years with the Greenwich Board of Education, Greenwich, CT as an American History teacher as well as the first Webmaster of the Greenwich Public Schools. Mr. Silvaggi coached football, baseball, softball, wrestling and golf for both boys and girls. He was the head of the social studies department, Chairman of the Eastern Middle School Technology Committee, and the Greenwich Public Schools Technology Committee. He also was the First Selectman from 2008-2010 in Brookfield, CT. He was a member of Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC.
A memorial service for Mr. Silvaggi will be held at 4:00 pm, Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 1571 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Mr. Silvaggi is survived by his wife, Rebecca Deal Silvaggi; his two sons, Christopher R. Silvaggi and his wife Kimberly, of Castle Rock, CO and Nicholas R. Silvaggi and his wife Jessica, of Cedarburg, WI; and his five grandchildren: Ashley, Christopher, Caroline, Celia, and Joseph.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Silvaggis' name to Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 1571 S. Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29732 or the Levine Dickson Hospice House-Southminster, 8919 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28210.
Condolences may be made atwww.greenefuneralhome.net
Published by Danbury News Times & Greenwich Time on Aug. 22, 2021.