August Silva |

August Silva

Services for August Silva of Lake of the Pines will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at the Veterans Memorial Hall, 100 East St. in Auburn. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Santa Rosa.

Mr. Silva died Monday, Nov. 18, in Auburn. He was 77.

He was born May 29, 1925, in Carvalhais, Portugal, to Carlos da Silva and Adelaid Ramahlo. He attended Middlesex Vocational School, Perth Amboy, N.J. He served in the U.S. Navy and retired as a master chief petty officer. He was also retired as a building inspector from the city of Richmond and worked as a building official for Hercules.

He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association, Branch 296, Auburn; and the Portuguese Historical and Cultural Society in Sacramento. He enjoyed traveling and tinkering.

He is survived by his wife, Abbey H.K. Silva of Auburn; brother, Anthony Silva of Edison, N.J.; stepchildren, Kathleen Lunsford of San Antonio, Texas, Thomas Crain of Santa Cruz, James Crain of Grass Valley, Kevin Crain of San Diego, Rick Crain of Redding, and Daniel M. Jonas and Dick H. Jonas, both of Napa; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Wilda M. (Crain) Silva; brother, Jack Silva; and parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Society in the name of Wilda M. (Crain) Silva.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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