Anita Silvia
Anita Silvia
  • December 12, 1931 - August 12, 2016
  • Barrington, Rhode Island

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Silvia, Anita L. (Moquin), of Barrington, age 84 passed away peacefully Friday, August 12, 2016. She was the loving wife of John R. "Johnny" Silvia to whom she was married 62 years. Born in New Bedford, MA, a daughter of the late Ernest and Marguerite (Leblanc) Moquin she was a long-time Barrington resident.

A member of the Good Sam Camping Club, she enjoyed camping all over the country. She was an avid reader and enjoyed knitting and riding around on her motor scooter.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Robert J. "Bob" Silvia and his wife Janine of Tucson, AZ; and three grandchildren, Josef E. Silvia, Laura-Marie Tusi and her husband Peter and Elizabeth A. Silvia. She was the sister of the late Loretta Bissonnette.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 10 AM in Holy Angels Church, 341 Maple Avenue, Barrington, RI. Burial in Forest Chapel Cemetery, Barrignton. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions may be made in her honor to Hasbro Children's Hospital, PO Box H, Providence, RI 02901 or The Ronald McDonald House, 45 Gay Street, Providence, RI 02905. For information and condolences,