Linda M. Silveira, 52

Aug 23, 2020

Linda M. Silveira, 52, of Dartmouth passed away on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 in her residence with her loving family at her side. She was the companion of Jose “Joe” Miranda, with whom she shared 17 wonderful years together.

Born in Cais do Pico, Azores, Portugal, she was the daughter of Guiomor (Amaral) Silveira of New Bedford and the late Joaõ Silveira. Linda was a graduate of Bishop Stang High School, class of 1985 and attended Rhode Island College. 

She was the co-owner/broker of Gold Star Realty for the past 25 years.

Linda loved her family dearly; including her many nieces and nephews, cousins and aunts and uncles. She enjoyed being on the water, sitting in the sun, she loved animals and skydiving. She was an extremely adventurous woman. She enjoyed home decorating when she could. Linda was a very active member of The New Bedford Rotary Club for many years and President in 2015-16, where she worked tirelessly to help raise thousands of dollars for needy charities, an active member of the Landlord’s Assc. and was a member of the Board of the Veteran’s Transition House.

In addition to her beloved Joe and her mother Guiomar, she is survived a brother, John Silveira and his wife Zuleika Vidal of New Bedford; a sister, Karen Oliveira and her husband Noe of Swansea; a nephew, Matt Silveira and his boyfriend Patrick Whipp of Fall River; a niece, Danielle Ouellette and her partner Thomas Buchannan of Fall River; four aunts, Analia, Adelaide, Isaura and Josefina; an uncle, Virginio Silveira of Portugal and many great nieces and nephews, cousins and aunts and uncles.

Linda’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 1359 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford. Relatives and friends are invited. Her visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Road. Burial in Acushnet Cemetery. 

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