Waterford- Edward David Silva, 69 formerly of New London passed away peacefully on March 25, 2018
He was born in Derby Connecticut on October 25,1948, the son of Lorea Carpenter Silva and Edward Silva.
Edward attended Lee Academy in Pittsfield MA and was a Boilermaker of the Local 237 for 32 years when he happily decided to retire in 2004.
He lived in New London for many years and enjoyed boating, fishing, and catching some sun at Ocean Beach. He enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. He looked forward to spending time with his grandkids and spoiling them as much as he could.
Edward will be greatly missed by all that knew him. He will always be remembered as a “Loving Grampy”.
He is survived by his two daughters; Rebecca Stefanelli and husband Gerald Stefanelli of East Lyme, Rachel Branch and husband Ricky Branch of Uncasville. Three grandchildren; Anthony Stefanelli and Calla Stefanelli of East Lyme and Madison Branch of Uncasville. Four Siblings: Lorea Spath of Niantic, William Silva of Preston, Kelly Duncan of Preston, and Melissa Silva of Boston. He is also survived by his former wife and life¬long friend Annaliesa Radomski, of Waterford.
Calling hours are from 6-8 PM on Wednesday March 28th at the Thomas L. Neilan & Sons East Lyme Funeral Home, 48 Grand St., Niantic. There will be a graveside service with his ashes on Saturday, March 31st at 1 PM in Union Cemetery. Condolences may be shared on Mr. Silva’s memorial page at www.neilanfuneralhome.com.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Edward