Madeleine H. (Thomé) Silvis

November 16, 1933 ~ November 28, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Madeleine Silvis Obituary

                Madeleine H. Silvis, 90, of Oil City, PA., passed away Tuesday Nov. 28, 2023 at Iroquois Skilled Nursing Center in Syracuse, NY. after a period of declining health.

                Born Nov. 16, 1933 in Laon, France, she was the daughter of the late André René Thomé and Hortense Ernestine Tailleur Thomé

Madeleine was married on Dec. 31, 1965 in France to Edward L. Silvis Jr. and he preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 2018.

Madeleine had worked at Dehn Optical or many years.

She was of the Catholic Faith.

Madeleine enjoyed gardening and watching the birds at her bird feeder while drinking a cup of coffee. She also enjoyed spending time her family, friends, and beloved cat. She enjoyed the music of Elvis Presley and Edith Piaf. 

She is survived by her son

Philippe Silvis & his wife Helen of Manlius, NY

And three grandchildren

Corrina & Jocelyn Silvis and Daniele Lewis

Her surviving sisters: Christiane and Jacqueline. 

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a daughter Linda Silvis.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, René Thomé. 

Friends will be received from 2-4 and from 7-9 P.M. Friday in the Reinsel Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held at 9:30 A.,M. Saturday in the Reinsel Funeral Home with Fr. John Miller presiding.

Interment will follow in Craig Hill Cemetery

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December 1, 2023

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301

December 1, 2023

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301

Funeral Service
December 2, 2023

9:30 AM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301


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