David S. “Skip” Silvis, 58, of Greensburg, died Tuesday, October 29, 2019 in his home. He was born October 29, 1961 in Greensburg, a son of David P. and Teresa (Stoila) Silvis, of Greensburg. Skip was a graduate of Hempfield Area High School Class of 1979, received a Bachelor of Science from La Roche College, and was a graduate of the Conemaugh Hospital School of Radiology. He worked at Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg in the radiology department and also the catheterization lab. He had also worked at Forbes Hospital, Monroeville. Skip was a member of Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Greensburg and the SNPJ Club, Carbon. He enjoyed riding his Harley and classic cars. He was proud of his Dodge Dart that he purchased at age 16. Skip also loved his family and riding his tractor. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Michael and Elizabeth (Yurko) Stoila; and his paternal grandparents, Charles O. and Edith (Deemer) Silvis. In addition to his parents he is survived by three sisters, Vickie Wille and husband Dan, of Pittsburgh, Cheryl Cortazzo and husband Dave, and Wendy Gillis and husband Randy, all of Greensburg; and many nieces and nephews he dearly loved. Friends will be received from 4 to 8 PM Friday at the LEO M. BACHA FUNERAL HOME, INC., 516 Stanton Street, Greensburg. Additional visitation will be from 10 to 11 AM Saturday at Harrold Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 671 Baltzer Meyer Pike, Greensburg where a funeral service will follow at 11 AM with the Rev. John M. Smaligo officiating. Interment will follow in Harrold’s Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Western PA, 501 Martindale Street, Suite 670, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. www.bachafh.com
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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation of Western PA
501 Martindale Street, Suite 670, Pittsburgh PA 15212