Joseph Ralph DeSilva, Jr. - age: 76
(March 30, 1942 to February 16, 2019
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 11am – 1pm at Willett Brook Club House 234 South High Street, Bridgton. Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main Street, Saco has been entrusted with his arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made in his honor to the American Legion Post 26, 508 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.
Sanford – Joseph Ralph DeSilva, Jr. 76 passed away at Maine Medical Center on February 16, 2019 with his family by his side. He was born in Biddeford on March 30, 1942, the son of Joseph and Doris Hodgdon DeSilva, Sr.
Joe attended Saco schools and worked as a mason’s tender for Wiley’s Construction for many years. He also previously worked for Blue Rock and the Friendship Motel.
Joe loved music, travelling to Florida, the beach but especially loved spending time with family.
He was predeceased by his father, a brother Bobby DeSilva and sister Nancy Thompson.
Joe is survived by his wife Helena Valley DeSilva of Sanford, mother Doris DeSilva of Saco, sons Peter Forbes and his wife Marguerite of Saco and David Forbes and his wife Robin of Saco, a daughter Brenda Vail and her husband Daniel of Bridgton, brothers Ronnie DeSilva and David DeSilva, sisters Joyce Valley and Betty Rowe, grandchildren Dave, Megan, Michael and Ethan, and great grandchildren Luke and Logan.