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Edna R. (Silva) Fairchild

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Saturday, March 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for fairchild, ednaFunerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), Revere, for Edna R. (Silva) Fairchild, who passed after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease. The funeral mass will follow the visitation at 11:30 a.m. in St. John The Evangelist Church (320 Winthrop St.),WINTHROP, followed by interment in the Belle Isle Section of Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop.

Born in Rhode Island, Edna came to live with her family when she two years old to East Boston. She spent 63 years in East Boston, when she moved to Winthrop, 35 (thirty-five) years ago. For 21 years she worked as a cashier for the old “FIRST NATIONAL STORES” CHAIN, in the Orient Heights, East Boston store. Edna was all about family & enjoyed a beautiful closeness with her entire family. Her late husband, Charles N. Fairchild died in January of 1958, leaving her a single mother with three little children to care for. And that she did & did well according to her children, until her dying day.

She is the cherished mother of Eileen Fairchild-White & her husband, Walter P. of East Boston, Robert W. Fairchild & his wife, Norah Dooley of Brookline & Phyllis C. Fairchild of Winthrop. She is the devoted Grandmother to Sira Dooley-Fairchild, Julia Dooley-Fairchild, Ferron Dooley-Fairchild & Rosalie Dooley-Fairchild, all of Brookline, MA. She is also lovingly survived by her niece, Patricia A. Thompson & her husband, Richard of East Boston.


Visiting Hours

Saturday, March 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Funeral Mass

Saturday, March 19th at 11:30 a.m. in St. John the Evangelist Church, Winthrop


Winthrop Cemetery (Belle Isle Section), Winthrop

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research ,P.O. BOX 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5041 or by visiting



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