Barbara Silva

Barbara J. Silva of Falmouth, 72, died May 17 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.

She was the wife of Frank Silva, whom she had married June 26, 1971.

Ms. Silva was born in Gardner and lived in Falmouth for most of her life. She was one of the 11 children born to Joel Enos Sr. and Elisabeth (Baker) Enos.

She had a strong faith.

In addition to her husband, she leaves a son, Robert Silva of Falmouth; four grandchildren, Robert, Zoie, and William Silva of Falmouth and Sammi Dee Leonard of North Carolina; a brother, Leroy Enos; two sisters, Elizabeth Vickers and Linda Bevacqua; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her brothers Jim Enos, William Enos, Edward Enos, Richard Enos and Joel Enos; and her sisters Ginny Claridy and Claire Swift.

Visiting hours will be Tuesday, May 28, from 2 to 5 PM at Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main Street in Falmouth.

A remembrance gathering and potluck will follow the visitation, from 5 to 9 o'clock at the Cape Verdean Club, 126 Sandwich Road in East Falmouth. Covered dishes and platters for the occasion may be dropped off beginning at 4:30 PM.

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