Published February 22, 2o19

MELROSE — Michael J. Silvio Sr. 63, died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on February 13, 2019.

Mr. Silvio was born in Wichita Falls, Texas on March 21, 1955 to the late James and Alice (Jones) Silvio. He was raised in Watertown and graduated from Watertown High School. He lived in Somerville for many years before moving to Melrose 12 years ago. Mike was a member of the Local 33 Carpenters Union and worked on many projects in Boston and the surrounding communities.

He was the beloved husband of 38 years to Catherine A. (Caggiano) Silvio. Loving father of Jennifer Venezia and her husband Craig of Wilmington, Michael J. Silvio Jr., Danielle Silvio, Ashley Silvio all of Melrose and the late Michelle Silvio. Loving son-in-law of Catherine Caggiano of Somerville. Cherished grandfather of Craig Jr., Jared, Matthew, C J and Cassidy. Caring brother of Gail Silvio and Richard Silvio both of Dracut and brother-in-law of the late Carolann Flaherty. Proud uncle of Diana and Johnny Flaherty and Richard Silvio Jr.

Visitation was held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Monday, February 18. Funeral procession from Gately Funeral Home was on Tuesday morning February 19, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Patrick’s Church, 71 Central St. Stoneham. Relatives and friends were respectfully invited to attend. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mike’s name to Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, 55 Fruit St. Boston, MA 02114. Member of the Local 33 Carpenters Union. To send a message of condolence please visit