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Virginia Silvia

May 24, 2022


Virginia (Sousa) Silvia, 99, longtime resident of N. Dighton, passed away on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Morton Hospital. The beloved wife of the late John G. Silvia of 65 years.

Mrs. Silvia was born in East Providence, Rhode Island. The daughter of the late John Sousa and Filomena (Vieira) Sousa.

Virginia worked many years for Raytheon in N. Dighton. She was an active member of St. Nicholas of Myra Church. Mrs. Silvia was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and baking. She also loved gardening, crafts and family gatherings. Virginia enjoyed holidays and birthdays.

Virginia is survived by: one son: Edward J. Silvia and his wife Cathy of N. Dighton, MA; one daughter: Sharon C. Walker and her husband Richard of Lakeville, MA; three grandchildren: Chris Silvia, Susan Marshall and Stacey Vangsness; six great grandchildren: Sadie, Shea, Brynn, Braeden, Mason and Evan; along with many nieces and nephews.

Virginia is predeceased by her siblings John Sousa, August Sousa, William Sousa, George Sousa, Raymond Sousa, Agnes Sousa, Loretta Silvia, Mary Sousa and Norma Sousa.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 10am at St. Nicholas of Myra Church, 499 Spring St., N. Dighton, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Masks required. Burial is private. To sign a guestbook, light a candle or church directions please visit her tribute page at

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Funeral Mass
June 3, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Nicholas of Myra Church
499 Spring Street
North Dighton, MA 02764


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