Gertrude “Gertie” Silveira

Gertrude “Gertie” Louise Avilla Silveira, 92, of Stevinson passed away peacefully on Monday. Gertie was born in Cloverdale, CA to Mary and Manuel Avilla. She is survived by her children Don Silveira of Stevinson, Sylvia (Bill) Pollard of Angels Camp, CA, Mark (Donna) Silveira of Stevinson, John (Carrie) Silveira of Hilmar and Kevin (Lynda) Silveira of Wallowa, OR; and one sister Jessie Silveira. She is also survived by 16 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Gertie is preceded in death by her husband Gilbert Silveira (1996), granddaughter Laney Mota (2011), seven brothers and five sisters.

Services are entrusted to Allen Mortuary. Visitation will begin at 6:00 pm with Rosary to follow at 7:00 pm on Thursday, July 18th. Mass is Friday, July 19th at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hilmar at 10:00 am, with burial to follow at Sunnyside Cemetery in Stevinson. All those in attendance will be invited to join the family at the Hilmar Community Hall for a reception.

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