Mary Margaret Silva, 88, died Wednesday, July 22, 2009 in Manteca. She was born Dec. 23, 1920 in Gustine. She was a long time resident of Manteca for 80 years.
Mrs. Silva is survived by her daughter, Gertrude Isaia of Ripon; siblings, John Pimentel of Manteca, Paulina Gomes of Dunnigan and Virginia Hall of Red Bluff; grandchildren, Danielle Pierce of Ripon and Jeff Isaia of Indiana; five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one son and sister, the late Albertina Gomes.
Mary retired as a certified nurse’s assistant after 20 years at Palm Haven Convalescent in Manteca. She was a member of St. Anthony’s Catholic Church where she was active with (Y.L.I.) Young Ladies Institute. She belonged to the Legion of Mary. She loved to play bingo and poker.
An online guest book is available at www.plfryandson.com. Arrangements are under the direction of P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home, 290 N. Union Road, Manteca. Graveside service is Wednesday, July 29, at 10 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery, 17871 S. Carrolton Road, Escalon.
In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be sent to: Hospice of San Joaquin, 3888 Pacific Avenue, Stockton, CA 95204.
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, July 28, 2009