Elaine G. Silva, age 71 of New Bedford, passed away on Monday, February 23, 2015 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the loving wife of Michael Silva whom she married in 1991 and resided in New Bedford. She was the daughter of the late Marie (DePina) and Peter G. Rezendes.
Elaine was born and raised in Marion, worked as a Stitcher at Riverside Manufacturing for many years. Enjoyed Concerts (especially Elvis) spending times with nieces and nephews, Learning and cooking many different dishes for her grandchildren and friends to enjoy.
Her family includes: 2 step-daughters: Michaelleana Silva Rebecca and Barby-ann Silva of New Bedford, MA ; 3 step-grandchildren:Sean Booker, Heather Booker and Brandon Booker, 1 step-great grandson Jahdin Cordero, all of New Bedford her siblings; Christian Rezendes, Joanne G. Lopes, Mary Lomba, John G. Rezendes,Zach G. Rezendes all of Marion, Lucy G. Renyolds of Connecticut, and Enis Krol of Texas ; as well as several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late, Manuel G. Rezendes, Amos G. Rezendes, Peter G. Rezendes Jr. and Louie G. Rezendes.
Her funeral will be Friday at 7:30 A.M. with a Mass of Christian burial at St Rita’s Church located at 113 Front St. Marion Ma at 9:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Marion. Calling hours will take place in the funeral home on Thursday from 4-8 P.M. Arrangements are placed in the care of Perry Funeral Home, 111 Dartmouth St. in New Bedford, Ma.