WESTMINSTER, CA — Manuel B. Silva 94, passed away on Sept. 19, 2017 at his home in Westminster, CA with his beloved daughter Linda M. Silva by his side. He was born in Wareham, Mass. He was a World War II Veteran. He and his family moved to California in 1981 where he worked as a machinist for Mead Products for over 30 years.

Besides his daughter Linda, he is also survived by his son Manuel Alan Silva of New Bedford, MA. As well as his grandchildren, Corey Gomes and wife Sherryl of CA, Jody Rich and husband Damon of CT, Eshe Raki Armah of MD, Justin Silva of CA, and Kelly Gomes of CA. Manny, as many called him, also leaves behind 15 great-grandchildren whom he adored and many nieces and nephews.

His family will celebrate his life on October 28, 2017 at St. Patrick’s Church, 82 High St, Wareham, MA at 10am.