Maria Manuela Silva

April 30, 1928October 29, 2020

Maria Manuela Silva 92 passed away on Thursday October 29, 2020. Maria was born April 30, 1928 to the late Manuel and Maria de Lourdes Faria Lobao in Faial, Azores and immigrated to San Jose, CA on December 23, 1958. Meeting her in heaven is her late husband of 52 years Manuel M. Silva. She will be deeply missed by her son Manuel Gaspar “Manny” De Neves and numerous family members and friends. She was the matriarch of her family, and her presence and love can never be duplicated or forgotten. She will forever be loved and missed. In lieu of flowers and in memory of Maria please offer a donation to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, or Lucille Packard Stanford Children's Hospital. Services for Maria will be held Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 -- Viewing 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Willow Glen Funeral Home, 1039 Lincoln Avenue, San Jose, CA and Thursday, Nov 12, 2020 -- Rosary 10:00 AM and Funeral Mass 10:15 AM, Five Wounds Portuguese National Parish, 1375 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95116. Interment following, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 26320 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA.

In light of COVID-19, the Santa Clara County Guidelines are subject to change at any time. As a reminder, please make sure you have your mask all time to be able to be inside the church and on the grounds at the cemetery.


  • Tony Lima (Nephew), Pallbearer
  • Jerry Riggs (Nephew), Pallbearer
  • Brian Standish (Nephew), Pallbearer
  • David Slifer (Nephew), Pallbearer
  • Robin Meriano (Cousin), Pallbearer
  • Joel Brandt (Cousin), Pallbearer
  • Luzdimar Lima (Niece), Honorary Pallbearer
  • Maria Riggs (Niece), Honorary Pallbearer
  • Manuela Standish (Niece), Honorary Pallbearer
  • Connie Standish (Niece), Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mary Silva (Cousin), Honorary Pallbearer
  • Lucy Brandt (Cousin), Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, November 11, 2020

  • Rosary Service

    Thursday, November 12, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, November 12, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, November 12, 2020

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