Albert L. Silvestri, Jr.

Albert L. Silvestri, Jr., 70, of Danbury, left this world on Saturday, November 23, 2019.  Al was born in Norwood MA on March 7, l949, the first son of Albert L. and Mary Evelyn (Burke) Silvestri. 
He moved to Danbury in l959, attended St. Joseph school and graduated from Danbury High School in the class of 1967.  Al attended Waterbury Technical School and Western CT State University. In l970 he and his high school sweetheart and soulmate, Maryann Meken were united in marriage.  Al, a U.S. Army veteran proudly served his country at war in Vietnam. Upon returning home he and Maryann raised their 2 children, Albert III and Andrea.  With great pride and joy, they welcomed their most loved grandchildren Taylor Silvestri, Anthony Pellicone, Callie Silvestri and Mya Lee Pellicone (tg) as fourth generation Danburians.   Al further served the community as co-owner of Silvestri Fencing until his retirement.
In addition to his wife Maryann Meken-Silvestri, son Albert III and his wife Dawn, daughter Andrea Pellicone and her husband Tony, Albert is survived by his sisters, Nancy Silvestri, Kathy Silvestri, Mary Sabbagh and Gigi Riley and brothers James Silvestri and Gene Meken as well as many cousins, extended family, countless friends and many individuals for whom he served as mentor and loved.
Military Honors will take place on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 11:30 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the grounds of the Danbury War Memorial followed by a Private Celebration of Life.
Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9-11 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements.



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