Peter Silvia, 84

Oct 12, 2023

WAREHAM – Peter Joseph Silvia, Jr., 84, of Fall River, formerly of Wareham, passed away on October 11, 2023, in Sarah Brayton Nursing Center, Fall River. He was the son of the late Peter Joseph and Margaret (Santos) Silvia.

He was born in Wareham and lived there for most of his life before moving to Fall River. He graduated from New Bedford High School.

Mr. Silvia was a member of the Laborers International Union, Local 222.  He worked for Jay Cashman Construction Company in Quincy for many years before retiring. 

He enjoyed playing football and softball, fishing, hunting, golfing, and motorcycles. He was a fan of all the local New England Sports Teams. He was known to say, “Fine and Dandy”.

Survivors include his children, Peter J. Silvia, III of Fall River, Andre L. Silvia of Wareham, Tina Roderick of Marston Mills, Daryl “D.J.” Roderick of Marston Mills, Tara Fernandes and Crystal Fernandes both of Taunton and Kolby Sablan of CO; his brothers and sisters, Sandie Pina of Marion, Margie Ferry and Lorraine Barboza both of Wareham, Robert Silvia, Richie Silvia and Joseph Silvia all of Wareham; many grandchildren and great grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was the father of the late Dana Silvia and Travis Flanagan and the brother of the late Dorothy Monteiro, Eleanor Mello, and Theresa Gomes. 

Visiting hours are from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2023, at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. 

His funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 16, 2023, at Chapman Funerals & Cremations – WAREHAM, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

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