In our Father's Memory


Jose I DaSilva
April 22, 1938 - February 9, 2012



Joshua M. Silva

March 9, 1995 ~ May 18, 2017 (age 22)

Seekonk, MA – Joshua M. Silva, 22, of Seekonk passed away unexpectedly Thursday, May 18, 2017 following a motorcycle accident in Fall River, MA. Born in Providence, the beloved son of Joseph V. and Maria J. (Pereira) Silva and the loving brother of Kaitlyne Silva, all of Seekonk, he had lived in Pawtucket before moving to Seekonk 12 years ago.

Joshua was an installer in the family business, DaSilva’s Floor Covering in Pawtucket.

He was a 2013 graduate of Seekonk High School and received his Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice for Bristol Community College. He was pursuing his career this fall by joining the U.S. Air Force Reserves.

He was an avid fisherman who loved to fish with his father and uncles. He loved the outdoors, soccer, and the ocean.

Besides his parents and sister, he is survived by his maternal grandmother, Gualdina Pereira of Providence; his paternal grandmother, Maria DaSilva of Pawtucket; his girlfriend, Rachel Fargo of Bozrah, CT; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was the grandson of the late Jose Pereira and the late Jose I. DaSilva.

His Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, May 25 at 10:30 A.M. in St. Teresa’s Church, 358 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket. His burial will be in Dexter Avenue Cemetery, Seekonk, MA.

Relatives and friends are invited and may call at Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln Wednesday 4-7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Joshua’s memory to St. Teresa’s School Scholarship Fund, 358 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, RI 02861 would be appreciated.

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David J. Costa

November 5, 1970  -  April 1, 2017

Life Legacy


David J. Costa, 46, of Williams St., passed away Saturday in the Miriam Hospital, Providence. Born in Pawtucket he was the son of the late Albano Costa and Lucinda (Lopes) Costa of Cumberland.

David was a self employed contractor working with the Da Silva Floor Covering Co., Seekonk. David was a huge N. E. Patriots fans and also loved spending time with his niece and nephews.

Besides his mother he leaves a brother, Antonio Costa and his wife Elizabeth of Cumberland and a sister, Maryann Ragosta and her husband James of Smithfield. He also leaves nieces and nephews, Taylor, Stephen, Angela and Luca. David was also the brother of the late Amelia Gelson.

A celebration of his life will be held Wednesday at 9 a.m. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd. Rte. 122, Cumberland. Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Fatima Church, Fatima Dr., Cumberland. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Cumberland.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.

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