Olive M. Ventura
Olive M. Ventura

June 16, 1928 - March 7, 2019
Born in Rehoboth, MA
Resided in Swansea, Massachusetts


Olive M. Ventura, age 90, of Mason St., Swansea, died March 7, 2019 at RI Hospital surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late George A. Ventura. Olive was born in Rehoboth, a daughter of the late Frank Silva, Sr. and the late Maria Freitas (Silva) Silva.

She worked as a manager in the fabric department for Zayre Department Store for 25 years, retiring in 1987. Besides her love of fabric and sewing, she was an avid reader of romance novels. She loved gardening, but most important in her life were her family and home.

She is survived by her two daughters, Susan James of Rochester, NH, Mary Ann Broderick and her late husband Francis C. Broderick of Mendon, MA, two granddaughters; Jennifer James, Melissa Woods and her husband Michael and two great grandchildren; Matthew and Ethan Woods. She is survived by her siblings; Judith Araujo and her husband Robert of Seekonk; Frank Silva, Jr and his wife Connie of Swansea. She was predeceased by her brother Raymond Silva and his late wife Amelia.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 11am at the Rebello Funeral Home and Crematory, 901 Broadway, East Providence, RI. Calling hours are omitted. Burial is Private.
Please omit flowers, contributions in Olive’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association




Rebello Funeral Home
901 Broadway
East Providence, RI US 02914
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
11:00 AM