Nicholas R. Silva
PASCOAG- Nicholas R. "Nick" Silva, 23, resident of Pascoag, passed away Nov. 28, 2010 at Day Kimball Hospital in CT.
Born in Providence, son of Francisco and Kelley (O'Rourke) Silva.
Nick recently graduated from Allegheny College in PA. where he earned his Bachelors Degree and he was a star football player, a graduate of Burrillville High School Class of 2005. He enjoyed wrestling, golfing, and volunteered helping under privilege children.
He is survived by his brothers, Francis Silva and his girlfriend Elizabeth Callow of Wellesley MA, and Jonathan Silva and his wife Amanda of Foster, paternal grandparents, Frank & Martha (Graves) Silva of E. Providence, maternal grandfather Vincent E. O'Rourke of Pascoag, he is also survived by several, aunts, uncles and cousins, and two beautiful nephews. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother Arline (Pytka) O'Rourke.
His funeral will be held Friday at 10:30am from the Keene-Brown Funeral Home 445 Greenville Rd. No. Smithfield with a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00pm in St. Joseph's Church in Pascoag. Burial will follow in Acotes Hill Cemetery in Chepachet. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to FCGF Nicholas Ryan Silva Scholarship Fund, reference #1035330 send to Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund P.O. Box 770001 Cincinnati OH 45277-0053. Calling hours will be held Thursday from 4-8pm.