Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home

145 East Mount Pleasant Ave, Livingston, NJ


Thelma C. Silano

October 9, 1933June 14, 2019

Thelma C. Silano, 85, passed away Friday, June 14, 2019.

Her family will receive relatives and friends for visitation on Tuesday, June 18 from 11AM-12PM at Corpus Christi R.C. Church, 234 Southern Blvd, Chatham, NJ. The Funeral Mass celebrating her life will be held immediately afterwards at 12PM followed by the committal services at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ.

Born in Yonkers, NY, to Ralph and Helen Cappola. Thelma was a devout parishioner of St. Philomena Church in Livingston, and was a member of their Rosarian Society; she also volunteered time making rosary beads. In addition, she volunteered at St. Barnabas Medical Center and was a bandage roller. Thelma was involved in her children’s school activities and was an all-around “class mom”.

Thelma was a devoted wife of 63 years to John G. Silano. She was a loving mother of John Silano and his wife Jamie Johnston Silano, Carol Morris and her husband Wayne, and Elena Keegan and husband Kevin; cherished grandmother of Robert and James Silano, Lexi Morris, and Kelly and Kevin Keegan; and dear sister of Frank Coppola and his wife Mary Lou.

In lieu of flowers donations in Thelma’s name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105, would be greatly appreciated.


  • Visitation Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, June 18, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, June 18, 2019


Thelma C. Silano

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Laura Keegan

June 18, 2019

Elena and family,

Thinking of you and your family today. It’s one of the hardest days you will ever have. May she continue to watch over you. Sending my love, strength and prayers.

Laura Keegan

Victor De Paola

June 17, 2019

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of sorrow.


Victor, Janis and Philip