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Cecilio Silva

Family & friends are invited to attend Visiting Hours on Friday, May 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rt.107) REVERE for Cecilio Silva, who died on Saturday, May 8th at the Massachusetts General Hospital, following a brief illness, he was 88 years old. A Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home on Saturday, May 15th at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in St. Joseph Cemetery, Lynn. Face masks must be worn at all times and social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home.

Cecilio was a native to Sao Nicolau, Cape Verde where he was raised & educated. As a young man, he worked on his family farm before he left Cape Verde & moved to Brazil. In 1968, Cecilio came to the United States, settling in Dorchester and later relocating to Chelsea, where he remained until his death. Cecilio worked in manufacturing his entire working career. He worked for U.S. Gypsum in Charlestown as a supervisor for over 25 years. Cecilio was humble man with an extraordinary work ethic. He liked to watch his television shows and watch his beloved Yankees. All of his friends & family knew how much he loved the Yankees. He loved having a good time with friends & family and he also enjoyed having conversations & debates about political topics.

He is the beloved husband of Inacia (Ramos) Silva of East Boston. Cherished father of Cecil R. Silva of East Boston, Maria R. de Cruz & husband Antonio of Providence, RI, Nelson F. Ramos & wife Jessica & Armando Lopes, all of East Boston. Loving grandfather of 6 grandchildren. Dear brother of Julia Silva of Brazil, and the late Elci Silva, Yosi R. Silva, Antonio dos R. Silva, Eva Silva Rocha, Aida Silva, Maria dos Silva, Celestino Silva & Augusta Silva Almeida. He is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Last Call Foundation, 73 Elm St., Cohasset, MA 02025.


Services

Visiting Hours

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.

Friday, May 14th from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Saturday, May 15th at 11:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

St. Joseph Cemetery, Lynn


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