Gertrude Bastanzi

Gertrude Bastanzi (Silva)

Sunday, December 2nd, 2018
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Rumford - Gertrude ( Silva) Bastanzi, 75 of Rumford, died Sunday December 2, 2018 at Rhode Island Hospital.

She was born in Fall River a daughter of the late Daniel and Mary ( Sylvia) Silva.

She was a Secretary for the State of Rhode Island , Department of Human Services,before retiring.

Gertrude has lived in Rumford for 5 years, coming from Bristol.

She is survived by her sons Paul Silva and his wife Maria of PA.,Lawrence Bastanzi of Riverside and Heath Bastanzi of Riverside. Her brother Daniel Silva and his wife Denise of Bristol.

Gertrude was the grandmother of Paul Daniel Silva II, Christopher Silva, Maya Bastanzi, Avery Bastanzi, and Edyn Bastanzi.

She was the Companion of Robert " Bob" Tetreault of Rumford for over 15 years and she is also survived by his family, Roberta Lebel, Bernadette Loiselle of Seekonk Ma., and his grandchildren Joseph Lebel Daniel Loiselle, Megan Loiselle, Molly Loiselle, Christina Tetreault.

A nephew Felix Langello, and a niece Danielle Strossner.
Gertrude was also the sister in law of Felix Langello.

She was the sister of the late Elizabeth Langello.

Cremation services by Family's Choice Cremation.
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Rose & John

Posted at 09:39pm
So sorry for your loss. Gert was a wonderful person, kind loving friend and she will be missed! Love her like a mom!

Paul Silva

Posted at 05:24pm
My deepest condolences and prayers go out to Gert’s family.

Janet Roccabello

Posted at 11:27am
Boys know that although you drove her crazy when you were kids (not Paul) she was proud of the men you became. I will miss her messages and her loving presence. Your sorry with be heavy but you are stronger than you think. Love Janet Roccabello

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