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Patricia Anne (Gonsalves) Silva

May 7, 1950 ~ November 8, 2021 (age 71)

Obituary

Patricia Anne (Gonsalves) Silva, age 71, of East Taunton, formerly of Carver, died on Monday, November 8, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in New Bedford, she was the daughter of the late Filezbela (Anahory) Barros and the late August Gonsalves.  For years, Patricia was a teacher in Special Education, helping numerous students around the world.

Patricia was the beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Silva; loving mother of Gjia Said & her husband Aden of East Taunton and Marion Silva Peterson of Texas; devoted grandmother of Zachary Halloran and Abraham Said both of East Taunton, Marissa Rice Peterson & Zach Rice, Christopher Peterson & Annalise Peterson and great-grandmother of Xander Peterson all of Texas; dear sister of John Gonsalves of Sacramento, California and the late Elvira Myres, August Gonsalves, Jr., Frank Gonsalves and Robert Gonsalves.  She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Family and friends are invited to the visiting hours at the Ashley Funeral Home, 35 Oak Street, Middleborough, on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM, with a funeral service starting at 12:30 PM.

Following the funeral service, all are welcome to the interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery, 1 Connery Avenue, Bourne, at 1:45 PM.

Contributions in Patricia's memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Drolette Funeral Services, Inc. DBA Ashley Funeral Home
35 Oak Street
Middleborough, MA 02346

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

12:30 PM
Drolette Funeral Services, Inc. DBA Ashley Funeral Home
35 Oak Street
Middleborough, MA 02346

Graveside Service
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

1:45 PM
Massachusetts National Cemetery
1 Connery Avenue
Bourne, MA 02542

Donations

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

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