Francis was born on May 24, 1943 in Plymouth to Francis V. and Pauline V. (Nelson) Silvia, Sr. He was a laborer for the Town of Plymouth and a member of the National Guard. He enjoyed gardening, reading and tinkering about.
Services will be private. The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Davis Life Celebration Funeral and Cremation Home, 373 Court Street, Plymouth. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cranberry Hospice, 36 Cordage Park Circle, Plymouth, MA 02360. For more information or to sign the online guestbook please, visit www.cartmelldavis.com.