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Michael J. Silvio, Sr.
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  • Mass. General Hospital Cancer Center
    55 Fruit St.
    Boston, MA 02114

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“We are devastated over the loss of Mike. Truly a loving father, husband, son, uncle, Papa, and everything combined - most of all our best friend. We...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Nina DiOrio - Melrosr, MA

“So sorry to hear about Mike. He was well liked and respected at NEAD. Had some great funny stories. Rest In Peace. Ken Burke ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Dad.. I still can't believe your gone.. my heart is broken.. Love you always. Jen ”
3 of 23 | Posted by: Jen Venezia - Wilmington, MA

“Enjoyed working with Mike At New England Auto. Will be missed.Danny Leary ”
4 of 23 | Posted by: Daniel Leary - Revere, MA

“Cathy and family so very sorry for your loss mike was truly a great guy and will be missed by all funny guy sending love...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Anne Ramette - wakefield, MA

6 of 23 | Posted by: Daniel Leary - Revere, MA

“Cathy & kids, Lanelle, Gail, Rick, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss of Michael. I hope you allcan find some comfort in knowing that he is no longer...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: Kathleen Cherry - Wrentham, MA

“Kathy and Family so sorry to hear of Mikes passing. The big guy will truly be missed such a fun loving man. Your Friend Joanne ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: Joanne Kelly - malden, MA

“To my family in Boston. My heart is full of sorrow for all of you for the loss of Mike. He was a loving and gentle soul. I am so sorry that I can not...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Boock - Salem, OR - Family

“God bless you Mike R.I.P. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Eddie Bowman - Londonderry, NH

“Gonna miss you Mike!Never a dal moment.In the 42 years I've walked this earth I have never met anyone like you.Gonna miss you Mike. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Jose Rivera - Cambridge, MA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. Mike was a great guy. He had some of THE BEST oneliners I had ever heard....Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Patsy & Johnnie O'Donnell - MA

“I'm Sooooooo Very Sorry To Hear Of Michaels Passing My Thoughts And Prayers Are With His Family I have So e Great Memories When We were Kids Such A...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: CherylAnCorbett - Hudson, NH

“Jen and fam, I can't do much from so far away except let you know that my heart hurts for Mike, Cathy, you and all. May God soften your sorrows. This...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Lorraine Gemellaro Burquist - NC

“I had the privilege of meeting Mike and Cathy while on vacation in Fort Lauderdale a few years ago. We quickly became close friends and shared many...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Donna & Wigberto Clas - Wildwood, IL

“I miss and love you so much dad. I hope you are able to eat, drink and be merry up there! ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Danielle Silvio - Melrose, MA

“Heaven has gained another angel who will be deeply missed here among us. But if you are still, close your eyes, think of him and he will be beside...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Kerry Young Boudreau

“I am so sorry to hear of the passing of my good friend. If there is anything I can do to help you through this, please don't hesitate to ask. Mike...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Sandy Wright - Revere, MA

“Sending love and prayers to you Danielle and your family Your Dad was a great man and will be missed by so many . May he Rest In Peace and somehow...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Karen Leonardo - Winchester, MA

“Sorry Michael for the loss of your Dad. My condolences to your whole family. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Donna Giacalone - Melrose, MA

“May the love of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days, my most heartfelt condolences. Gone to soon❤ ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Jami Aucoin - Framingham, MA

“I will miss you my friend Thank you for all laughs and memories Till we meet again,Love you buddy ”
22 of 23 | Posted by: Edgar Reyes - Boston, MA - Friend

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA

Michael J. Silvio Sr. died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on February 13, 2019, age 63. Mr. Silvio was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on March 21, 1955 to Alice (Jones) Silvio & the late James Silvio. He was raised in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School. He lived in Somerville for many years before moving to Melrose 12 years ago. Mike was a member of the Local 33 Carpenters Union and worked on many projects in Boston and the surrounding communities. He was the beloved husband of 38 years to Catherine A. (Caggiano) Silvio. Loving father of Jennifer Venezia & her husband Craig of Wilmington, Michael J. Silvio Jr, Danielle Silvio, Ashley Silvio all of Melrose and the late Michelle Silvio. Loving son-in-law of Catherine Caggiano of Somerville. Proud "Papa" of Craig Jr., Jared, Matthew, C J & Cassidy. Caring brother of Gail Silvio & Richard Silvio both of Dracut and brother-in-law of the late Carolann Flaherty. Proud uncle of Diana & Johnny Flaherty and Richard Silvio Jr. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Monday, February 18, 2019 from 4:00-8:00PM. Funeral procession from Gately Funeral Home on Tuesday morning February 19th at 8:00AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick's Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham at 9:00AM. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Mike's name to Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, 55 Fruit St. Boston, MA 02114. Member of the Local 33 Carpenters Union.