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Ida Clara Silvestri

September 20, 1940 - March 24, 2018

Ida Clara Silvestri Ida Clara Silvestri
    April 2, 2018 | 3:00 to 6:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • April 3, 2018 | 10:30 A.M.
  • St. John Neumann Catholic Church
    2900 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Burial Location
    Assumption Catholic Cemetery, Wheaton, Illinois

It is with great sadness that the family of Ida Clara Silvestri, announce that she has transitioned into life eternal on Saturday, March 24, 2018. She was born in Rende, Cosenza, Italia on September 20, 1940 to Michele and Concetta Attento. She was classically trained and worked as a talented seamstress. Some of her favorite pastimes included praying, knitting, sewing, cooking, gardening, word searches, being an amazing wife, mother and exceptional grandmother. She will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 55 years, Roberto Sr., and their children John (Mary Jean Roselli), Anna (née Silvestri, Dominic) Macri, Roberto Jr. (Eledja Sterjo) and Lora (née Silvestri, David) Souza. She is survived by her grandchildren: Amanda (née Macri, Joseph) DiCanio, Michael and Alec Silvestri, Elexess and Maurizio Silvestri, Clara Souza, Gabriella and Domenico Macri, and Anna K. She is also survived by her brothers Francesco (Josephine) Attento and Salvatore Attento in addition to being loved and missed as an aunt to a multitude of nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be at Yurs Funeral Home at 405 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174 on Monday April 2nd, from 3pm–6pm, and a full Catholic Mass to be held on Tuesday April 3rd at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, St. Charles, IL 60174 at 10:30am. Private interment ceremony immediately to follow at Assumption Cemetery (1S510 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL 60189).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Ida Clara Silvestri to either St. John Neumann Catholic Church (2900 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174) or St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Villa Park (330 N. Westmore Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181).


Mario and Maria Silvestri from Baltimore , MD

"Our deepest condolences for the loss of our beloved sister-in-law Clara. We are close to Roberto and his whole family in this sad moment. Your brother-in-law Mario Silvestri and your sister-in-law Maria Veltri from Italy. Rest in peace and pray for all of us. We loved you and we will miss you Clara and never forget."

Tino and Connie Covello from Brampton, Ontario, Canada, OK

"Our deepest condolences to the Silvestri Family. She will be missed. Welcome to God's family up in heaven. Love you ZIA."

Markus and Roberta Nigg and Esquire Barbershop Team from St. Charles and Lombard, IL

"Roberto, As we’ve only started working together recently, I’ve only met your lovely wife once. She was exactly as you always described her; warm and gracious, sincere and friendly. I always enjoyed hearing you speak of her. Your love for her was obvious. My wife and I pray for your strength and that of your family’s to get through these difficult days. Please let us know if we can be of support."

Eileen Sabatino from Lombard, IL

"Roberto: I am very sorry about the loss of your wife. Remember all the good times you had in life with her and they will help ease your pain. She is now in the hands of God and he will take good care of her. Bless you and your family during this difficult time."

McGee Family from Carol Stream, IL

"Robert: Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart. Our hearts are deeply saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family."

Georgy and Anna Silvestri from Verona, IL

"Our deepest condolences for the lost of our lovely Zia Clara."

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