In Memory of Fernando (Vila Franca) Silva





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Fernando (Vila Franca) Silva

Fernando, known as ‘Vila Franca’, passed away at St. Mary’s General Hospital in Kitchener on his 74th birthday, January 3rd, 2021. Born in Portugal and immigrated to Canada in 1972. Survived by his beloved wife of 49 years Arminda, his daughters Maria (Paul), Cris (Sean) and Bela (James). Vovo to grandchildren, Matthew, Sara, Cora and Taiva. He is also survived by his mother Maria Fernanda da Silva and sister Anabela Dos Santos. Predeceased by his father Alvaro Pedro da Silva. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends and those who knew him. The family will receive relatives and friends during visitation at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home, 171 King St. S., Waterloo on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. To attend the visitation, please wear a face mask, observe physical distancing, and RSVP to the funeral home by calling 519-745-8445 to reserve a time interval. Following the visitation, cremation will take place. As expressions of sympathy, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family and can be arranged by contacting the funeral home at or 519-745-8445.