Paul F. Silva, Jr.,(P.J.) 49, a lifelong Framingham resident died suddenly December 24, 2020. Born in Framingham he was a 1989 graduate of Marian High School, a 1990 graduate of Cushing Academy, and proudly earned his Bachelors Degree from Boston University in 1994.
P.J. played hockey and football in high school and Cushing Academy. He enjoyed the Boston Sports teams. He ran the 100th Boston Marathon. He enjoyed nothing more than spending time with family and friends he was a true people person. P.J’s love of nature was fostered as a child by his Nonno the late Primo Silva, they explored Framingham’s woods and ponds together making it all an adventure. A love that he shared with his daughter Angelina, and his nephews and niece as well.
P.J. Enjoyed the 7 years he lived in Bourne on Wings Neck. He worked with the Buzzards Bay Coalition a nonprofit organization dedicated to water quality and sustainability of the Bay. He loved kayaking, sailing and exploring the Islands.
P.J. is survived by his daughter, Angelina Perez/Silva of Franklin whom he was eternally devoted to, his parents, Paul Sr. & Susan (Quirk) Silva of Framingham, his sisters, Christine DeCristoforo & her husband John of Medway, and Katie Anderson & her husband Eric of Framingham, his nephews and niece, Nicholas, Andrew and Bryan DeCristoforo, and Mia and Giacomo Anderson, and his daughter’s mother, Judith Perez of Franklin.
Considering the current health restrictions, Paul’s family will celebrate his funeral mass privately.
P.J. was a member of the Framingham Heart Study, in lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in his name to: Framingham Heart Study, 73 Mt. Wayte Ave. Suite 2, Framingham, MA 01702, www.framinghamheartstudy.org.
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