Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Donald S. DaSilva

Donald S. DaSilva of Canton passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 13th at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Milton. He was born Dorchester and the son of the late Raul and Mildred (Sterritt) DaSilva and lived the last fifty one years in Canton. He was the beloved husband of Catherine (Walsh) DaSilva with whom he shared sixty wonderful years of marriage. Survived by his children Christine McHugh and her husband Paul of Mansfield, Thomas DaSilva of Kirkland, WA, and the late Brian DaSilva. Loving grandfather to Sean McHugh and his wife Candace of Mansfield, Laura McHugh of Taunton, and Ryan McHugh of Mansfield. He was the brother of the late Arthur, Robert, Paul, and James DaSilva, and Carol Hetherington. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. He worked as a system analyst for State Street Corp before retiring. He loved spending time with his family and traveling spending many winters in Florida. His favorite sports teams were the New England Patriots and New York Yankees. Veteran of the United States Army.
Funeral Mass at St. Oscar Romero Church, Canton (formerly St. John the Evangelist Church) Thursday morning at 10:30. Visiting hours at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton Thursday morning prior to the mass from 9:00 to 10:00 am. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to St. Francis House, PO Box 55859, Boston, MA 02205-5859.
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021