Linda Silva, 60, Warren

Long-time nurse at Rhode Island Hospital

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Linda Silva, 60, of Warren, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 at the Grace Barker Nursing Home.

Linda was born in Fall River in 1956 and lived in Warren for most of her life. She was the daughter of the late John A. Silva Jr. and Anna (Bettencourt) Silva of Old Market Street in Warren.

Linda graduated from Warren High School in 1974 and went on to receive her degree in nursing at the Community College of Rhode Island. She began her career as a pediatric nurse at Rhode Island Hospital in 1977 and worked there for 37 years, until her retirement in 2014.

She is survived by her brothers, Paul Silva of Warren and Steven Silva of Rye, NY, as well as her sister-in-law Kristin Lemkau, her niece Natalie Silva and her nephew Sam Silva.

Linda’s memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at St. Mary of the Bay Cemetery on Vernon Street in Warren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to either The Tomorrow Fund, Rhode Island Hospital Campus, 593 Eddy St., Providence, RI 02903; or to The American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd. Suite 3004, Warwick RI, 02886 See www.wjsmithfh.com.

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