Janice E. (Gallant) Silveira, 81

Feb 4, 2019

Janice E. (Gallant) Silveira, 81 of Mattapoisett died Feb. 3 at St. Luke's Hospital after a long illness. She was the wife of the late Clifford S. Silveira. 

Born in Edgartown, daughter of the late Archie and Florida (Goguen) Gallant, she was raised in Fairhaven and lived in Mattapoisett most of her life. Silveira was a communicant of St. Anthony's Church. She enjoyed furniture refinishing and stenciling. 

Survivors include her son, Robert Silveira of Mattapoisett; a daughter, Rebecca Nye of Marion; two brothers, Donald Gallant and Eddie Gallant; three sisters, Ann Bowman, Geneva Viveiros and Gertrude Milone; five grandchildren, Nichole, Jennifer, Christopher, Jr., Randall and Glen. 

She was the mother of the late John Silveira and the sister of the late Joseph Gallant, Robert Gallant, Ray Gallant, Jeannette Genereux and Leo Gallant. 

Her funeral will be held at the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd, Mattapoisett on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 9 a.m. Her funeral mass will take place at St. Anthony's Church at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Anthony's Cemetery. Silviera’s visiting hours will be Tuesday, Feb. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.