Wade A. Silva, 37, of Marion, passed away on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at home surrounded by his loving family and friends following a courageous battle with leukemia. He was the husband of Judy (Martins) Silva.
Born in New Bedford, a son of Robert A. and Myrna A. (Gracie) Silva of Dartmouth, he was raised in Dartmouth and had resided in Marion for 13 years.
Wade was a graduate of New Bedford Regional Vocational Technical High School and continued his education and obtained his Master Plumber’s License.
He was the owner of Wade Silva Plumbing and Heating.
Wade enjoyed camping, all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles and his favorite cat, Frosty. Most of all, Wade loved being in the company of his loving family and numerous friends whom he considered to be part of his family.
Surviving in addition to his wife and parents is his daughter, Amber M. Silva of Marion; a step-son, Ryan Martins of New Bedford; a brother, Robert A. Silva, Jr. and his wife Michele of Dartmouth; and his nieces, Erin and Ali Silva of Dartmouth.
Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 1-4PM followed by a Celebration of Wade’s Life at 4PM in the Waring-Sullivan Home of Memorial Tribute at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth. In lieu of flowers, donations to Wade’s family would be greatly appreciated: Judy Silva, PO Box 1194, Marion, MA 02738. For online tributes and directions: www.waring-sullivan.com