Ida May Elizabeth Silvea
1927 - 2022
Ida May Elizabeth Silvea
Visitation Information
Saturday, November 19 and Sunday, November 20, 2022
Visitation Location
121 McGee Street, Springhill, NS
Burial Information
Burial Location
Private Family Graveside Service in Hillside Cemetery, Springhill, NS
Requested Charity
Charity of choice
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It is with heavy hearts, we the family of Ida May Elizabeth (Gabriel) Silvea, 94 years, of Springhill, NS, announce her passing on November 14, 2022 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Upper Nappan, with her loving family by her side. Born in Springhill, she was one of eleven children of the late Arthur Gabriel and Eva (Izzard) Gabriel.

Ida enjoyed music, playing TV Bingo, yard saling and most of all spending time with her family and friends. She was a kind, giving, loving soul who opened her heart and her doors to all of us who knew her as Mom, Mama, Nan, Gran, Sis, Auntie and many other terms of endearment.

Ida is survived by her children, son, Larry (Donna) Silvea of Springhill; daughters, Eunice (Gary) Chaulk and Denise (Roy) Hunter both of Springhill, Edith (Fred) Ferdinand and Louise (Al) Greaves, both of Ontario; sisters, Lourena Ashe of Springhill, Hilda Pye of Halifax and Arvilla Anderson of Ontario as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Her legacy will live on threw all of them.

She was predeceased by several siblings; sons, Jerry Silvea and Ronald Silvea; daughter, Lucille; husband, Wesley William Silvea; common law husband, Tony MacDonald and grandchildren as well as great grandchildren, all of whom she loved and adored. She has been taken home on Angel's Wings to be reunited with them.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of the A. H. Brown Funeral Home, 5 McFarlane Street, Springhill, (902 597 2361). Honouring Ida's wishes, cremation has taken place and a private family Graveside Service will take place in the Hillside Cemetery, Springhill.

Ida's children would like to invite family and friends to drop in for a time of sharing in memories and condolences at Ida's home, 121 McGee Street, Springhill, over the weekend on Saturday,November 19, and Sunday, November 20, 2022.

The family would like to thank the Doctors and Nurses of Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre for the wonderful care Ida received during her short stay there. Special thank-you to Dr. Karivelil and the Nurses at All Saints Hospital for the care and kindness she was given over the years.

Donations in memory of Ida may be made to a charity of choice. Anyone wishing to send cards of sympathy may do so by sending them to 205 Rodney Road, RR # 1, Leamington, NS, B0M 1X0.

Sharing of memories and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Ida's online memorial at or through the A H Brown Funeral Home Facebook Page.

Ida May Elizabeth Silvea