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Anna V. DeSilvia
MIDDLETOWN - Anna V. DeSilvia,

94, of Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown, RI, died Sunday, October 4, 2009 at home surrounded by her family.
She was the wife of the late Manuel DeSilvia.
Born in Sachuest Neck, Middletown, RI on March 30, 1915, she was the daughter of the late Jessie V. and Mary (Stark) Mello.
Mrs. DeSilvia grew up in the family farm in Middletown on Sachuest Point. Anna worked as a domestic housekeeper for several families including many years for the Rooney Family.
She is survived by her sons Manuel J. DeSilvia and his wife Frances A. DeSilvia of Riverside, CA and Joseph R. DeSilvia and his late wife Mariella (Mel) DeSilvia of Portsmouth, RI, her grandchildren, Manuel J. DeSilvia, Jr. and his wife Jamie DeSilvia, Frederick J. And Gina DeSilvia of California, her great-grandchildren, Micah, Tirzah and Leiv DeSilvia of California, her brother Tony Mello of Portsmouth, RI, her sisters Rose Gomes of Middletown, RI, Frances Pinheiro of Newport, RI and Franceline Veader of Rehoboth, MA and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Mary Lima, Philamena (Fannie) Escobar, Joseph V. DeMello Veira and Jesse Veira DeMello.
Her funeral will be held on Friday, October 9, 2009, at 8 a.m., from the Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Broadway, Newport, with a Mass of Christian burial at 9 a.m., in Jesus Saviour Church, Broadway and Vernon Avenue, Newport. Burial will be in St. Columba's Cemetery in Middletown.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2009, from 2-4 p.m., in the funeral home.
Donations, in her memory, may be made to Visiting Nurse Service of Newport and Bristol Counties Hospice, 1184 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI 02871.
Condolences, information and directions are available at www.memorialfuneralhome.com

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