Joao O. Silvestre
Joao O. Silvestre

January 20, 1931 - August 27, 2018
Born in Sao Miguel, Azores
Resided in East Providence, RI


Joao O. Silvestre, age 87, of Bliss St., East Providence, died August 27, 2018 at the Phillip Hulitar Hospice Center with his family by his side. He was the husband of Maria do Carmo (Garcia) Silvestre. They were married for 60 years. Born in Sao Miguel, Azores, he was a son of the late Jose Silvestre and Fernanda Ferreira daSilva.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Maria Machado of Seekonk, John Silvestre of East Providence, Joseph Silvestre of Warwick, Fernando Silvestre of Seekonk, 7 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. He was the brother of Virginia Ferreira daSilva and Maria dos Anjos Raposo both of Sao Miguel, Azores and the late Jose Silvestre and Fernando Silvestre.

His funeral will begin on Wednesday at 9am from the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Francis Xavier Church, N. Carpenter St., East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Wednesday morning from 8-9AM. Please omit flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.



Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier Church
No. Carpenter Street
East Providence, RI US 02914
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
10:00 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
550 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI US 02915
Wednesday, August 29, 2018