Obituaries » Estelle Silva
October 3, 2018
BRIGHAM CITY – Our loving sister, aunt, and friend, Estelle Silva, 82, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 surrounded by her family.
She was born November 27, 1935 in Floresville, Texas, a daughter of Marcelo and Maria Panteleona “Josefa” Garcia Silva.
Estelle was a lifelong member of St. Henry’s Catholic Church.
She was a great friend to many and eager to help out when needed. Estelle believed in the independence of women and was very proud of the fact that she gained employment at the Internal Revenue Service and earned many service awards for her excellent job performance. Estelle later retired from the IRS.
She would enjoy gambling in Wendover with her friends on the bus from the Senior Center and taking trips with family.
Estelle was a woman of integrity who “did it her way” in life.
The family would like to thank Hearts for Hospice in Ogden and American Fork for their kind and gentle care of Estelle.
Surviving Estelle are many nieces and nephews and a loving sister-in-law and niece-in-law who helped care for Estelle during the last moments of her life.
She was preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and four sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 12, 2018 at 10 AM at St. Henry’s Catholic Church, 380 South 200 East, Brigham City, Utah.
Vigil service will be held on Thursday, Oct. 11th at 6:00 p.m. at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 East 200 South, Brigham City, following Vigil service a viewing will be at 7:00 to 8:00 pm.
Interment will be in the Brigham City Cemetery. Send condolences to www.gfc-utah.com.