Nov. 10, 1933 – March 8, 2014 Resident of Alameda
Vera Silva of Alameda passed away peacefully in her sleep Saturday, March 8, 2014 at the age of 80. She now joins her husband, Alfred Silva, in a higher place. She is survived by her four loving children, Robert Silva, of Alameda, David Silva and wife Debbie of Portland, Ore., Carole Silva, of Alameda, and Janet Vinciguerra and husband Louis, of Old Saybrook, Conn. Beloved grandmother of six grandchildren, Sara and Hunter Silva, Amelia and Francesca Vinciguerra, Andrew Cooper and Shu Silva, and one great grandchild, Logan Fagundes. She is survived by her sister, Virginia Zauner and her brother, George McKee. Vera was born Vera Mae McKee to Edward and Amelia McKee in Portland, Ore. on Nov. 10, 1933. She moved to Oakland and wed Alfred on June 30, 1955.
Her hobbies included bowling, playing cards and reading. She was very active in the PTA at St. Philip Neri School where her four children attended. She was a caring and nurturing wife, mother and friend to all fortunate enough to know her. We all love you so much Mom, rest in peace. Family and friends may visit on Friday, March 21, after 5 p.m. and attend the vigil service at 7 p.m. at Greer Family Mortuary and Cremation Services, 2694 Blanding Ave. and attend the funeral mass on Saturday, March 22, at 10 a.m. at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, 3108 Van Buren St. Burial will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.
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