Laurinda Silva Obituary, Death – Laurinda B. Silva, 94, of Lowell, peacefully departed this life on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at Lowell General Hospital, concluding a courageous battle against dementia. She was the cherished widow of Juventino B. Silva, her beloved husband of 62 years, who passed away in 2015.
Born on August 23, 1929, in Gracious, Azores, Portugal, Laurinda was the daughter of Jesuina and Manuel Silva. Her formative years were spent in Portugal, where she received her education before embarking on a new chapter in life. In 1971, she immigrated to the United States, finding her home in Lowell’s vibrant Back Central Street Neighborhood.
Laurinda’s presence in Lowell was marked by her active engagement in the community and her unwavering devotion to St. Anthony’s Church. Her dedication to her faith and her local community endeared her to many, leaving an imprint of warmth and compassion in the hearts of those she encountered.
Her life was a testament to resilience, love, and the enduring strength of family. Laurinda’s journey was one of courage and determination, marked by her unwavering commitment to her family and community.
The loss of Laurinda Silva leaves a void in the hearts of her loved ones and the community she touched. Her legacy of love, faith, and resilience will be cherished by all who had the privilege of knowing her.
As we mourn the loss of Laurinda, let us honor her memory by celebrating the life she lived, the love she shared, and the impact she made on those around her. Her spirit will forever live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to have crossed paths with her.
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