Carmen Ann Silva, 89 of Los Banos passed away Friday, November 6th at

her son’s residence in Merced.

Mrs. Silva was born in Banta and was a resident of Los Banos for 68 years. She was a homemaker and enjoyed camping and cooking. She was a parishioner of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Los Banos and a member of Native Daughters.

Mrs. Silva is survived by her husband of 68 years, Tony Silva of Los Banos;

sons, Raymond (Valerie) Silva of Merced and Norman Silva of Hilmar;

son-in-law, Steve Lopez of Tracy; brother, Leonard Mello of Tracy; eight

grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by

her son, David Silva; daughter Diane Lopez; brother, Frances Mello and

sister, Betty Souza.

Due to COVID restrictions, services will be private. A Celebration of Life will

be held at a later date.

Donations may be made to Bristol Hospice, 374 E Yosemite Ave., Ste.

200, Merced, CA 95340 or your favorite charity.

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