SILVERA, William A. (Bill) - May 31, 1928 – July 19, 2021
Peacefully, with his loving wife by his side, on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Afton Park Place, William "Bill" Arthur Silvera passed away at the age of 93.
Born and raised in Toronto, Bill attended Riverdale Collegiate where he graduated in 1947 with a Senior Honours Matriculation.
His interest in photography took him into the field of commercial art where he worked in companies; Reliance Engravers, Ken Bell, TDF Artists, and Cooper and Beatty.
In 1986, Jim Prince retired.
Bill moved to Peterborough and ran a studio until 1992 when he retired.
Predeceased by his parents Ialeen and John, and his granddaughter Kelly. Bill is survived by his beloved wife and best friend, Bonnie, and three children by a previous marriage, Karen (Ted Baker), Jill Baranowski (Tim), and Peter (Erica).
Cherished grandfather of Michael Blakey, Stephen, Daniel, Thomas, and Victoria Silvera. Loved great-grandfather of Aubreanna, and Cameron.
The family will welcome visitors at Smith Funeral Home, Sarnia, on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Due to COVID restrictions, those who wish to attend must RSVP with a time to attend the visitation.
A private funeral service will be held. Interment, Sarnia.
In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to your local animal shelter.