Elba Maria (Oliveira) Silva, 86, Bristol
She was the wife of the late Fernando Silva.
Born in Sao Pedro she was the daughter of the late Jacinto de Melo and Rosa (Moniz) Oliveira.
She was the mother of Grace Antunes Barsell of Fla., Edie Ferreira of Riverside and Helen D’Amico of Sutton; grandmother of Elizabeth Antunes Funt, Annie Antunes, David Ferreira, Daniel Ferreira, Amanda Saillant, Michael Saillant and Michelle Saillant; and great-grandmother of Kaily, Jack, Olivia, Kelsey, Sofia and Rhys.
Her funeral services were held Aug. 31 from the George Lima Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated by Rev. Richard Narciso at St. Elizabeth Church.
Liturgical readings were by Elizabeth Antunes Funt and Michelle Saillant and the Prayer of the Faithful was read by Amanda Saillant. The offertory gifts were presented by Annie Antunes and Elizabeth Antunes Funt. Burial followed in St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers were David Ferreira, Daniel Ferreira, Michael Saillant, Michael D’Amico, Victor Antunes and Nick Biblis.