Vincent J. Silvester, 89, of Mechanicsburg, died peacefully on Sunday, August 4, 2019 in Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, Camp Hill.
He was retired from the US Air Force with 21 years of service and the PA Dept. of Public Welfare in Lebanon County with 20 years of service. He was a member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, Mechanicsburg and was an avid golfer for many years.
Vince was the son of the late Guiseppe and Lucia Ferri Silvestri. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years, Jean Cunjak Silvester; three sons, John Silvester and wife, Robin of St. Augustine, FL, Scott David Silvester and wife, Maria of Bensalem, and Daniel Silvester of Hazlet, NJ; one daughter, Kim S. Mockus and husband, Put of Chalfont, PA; five grandchildren, Christine, Michelle, Christopher, Jamie and Sara; three great grandchildren, Harley, Lorenzo and Scottie. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 9, 2019 at 11:30 am in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, 400 E. Simpson St., Mechanicsburg with Rev. Thomas J. Rozman, his Pastor, as Celebrant. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery with full military honors. A viewing will be held on Friday from 10:30 am until 11:30 am in his church. Arrangements are being handled by Wiedeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Steelton.