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Rafael E. Silva, M.D.

March 04, 1921 - August 21, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Rafael E. Silva, M.D.. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. We have planned a virtual gathering which will take place on the date and time listed above. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial as we...  see more

Enlace para traducción en español:  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- IN REMEMBRANCE OF - RAFAEL E. SILVA, M.D. With deepest sorrow, we announce the passing of Rafael E. Silva, M.D., our father. After a 19-day struggle, he died of complications from COVID-19. He peacefully left on Friday, August 21, 2020, at St. Anne’s Nursing Center &...  see more
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  • His Children
    A Favorite Poem of Rafael that he recited to his oldest daughter, Lourdes, as a child.

    Los Zapaticos de Rosa
    Jose Marti

    Hay sol bueno y mar de espumas, Y arena fina, y Pilar Quiere salir a estrenar
    Su sombrerito de pluma.
    "¡Vaya la niña divina!" Dice...  more
  • His Children
    A Favorite Poem of Rafael that he would recite to his children.

    Annabel Lee

    It was many and many a year ago,
    In a kingdom by the sea,
    That a maiden there lived whom you may know
    By the name of Annabel Lee;
    And this maiden she...  more
  • Gloria Moreira
    My deepest condolences to my dear cousins Lisa, Lou, Eugene, Paul, and Ray. I will never forget my beloved uncle nursing me back to health when I was around 4 or 5 years old after one of my (many) escapades. I sat in a little red wagon and decided it...  more