Robert A. Silva, 72

Dec 4, 2019

Robert A. Silva, 72, of West Wareham, died Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Tobey Hospital in Wareham after a brief illness. He was the husband of Carol A. (Staples) Silva.

Born in Brockton, he was the son of the late John and Madeline (Infantino) Silva. A previous resident of Rockland and Mashpee, he moved to Wareham 15 years ago. Mr. Silva was a general contractor specializing in modular homes. Previously, he was a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Avon.

Mr. Silva served in the U.S. Navy from 1966 to 1968 as a Communications Technician.

He is survived by his wife, his children, Marsha Miller and her husband Larry of Taunton, Robert A. Silva, Jr. of Salem, Tess Silva of Falmouth, and Anthony Silva of W. Wareham, his sister, Katherine Slack and her husband George of Raynham, and his brother, Jack Silva of New Bedford. Also surviving are 4 grandchildren, Lauren Miller, MacKenzie Perry, Ariana Silva and Robbie Silva III. 

A graveside service will be held on Wed., Dec. 11, 2019 at the Mass. National Cemetery, Bourne at 1:30 p.m.  Please arrive at the cemetery by 1:15 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 209 West Central Street, Suite 220, Natick, MA 01760.  Arrangements by Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Wareham. For directions and on-line guestbook visit: