Gilbert Silva (2/4/1921 - 9/9/2017)

Obituary
  • "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a..."
    - Denise Silva
  • "I will always remember Tio Gil for his kindness to myself..."
    - Daniel Silva
  • "May you find comfort knowing you will always be surrounded..."
    - Tina Bibro
  • " Uncle Gilbert is at rest. Take solace in the belief that..."
    - Silvia Silva Morris

Services for Gilbert Silva, 96, of Tyler will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, September 15, 2017 at The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception with Father Jose Luis Vidarte officiating. Visitation will be held at Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. Mr. Silva passed away on September 9, 2017.

Gilbert Silva was born February 4, 1921 in Conroe, and was one of 7 children of Nicholas and Juanita Silva. He was a WWII Veteran having served in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Maria Guadalupe Silva the mother of his children, Nanette and Maria. Gilbert is survived by his wife, Altagracia Silva; children, Nanette Silva, Maria Platta, Fernando Gomez, Ninoc Castillo, Edit Molina and Alejandro Silva as well as thirteen grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice, 7925 South Broadway Avenue Suite 1140, Tyler,75703. Online condolences maybe left at www.burkswalkertippit.com.
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Published in Tyler Morning Telegraph on Sept. 14, 2017
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