Leonard Joseph Silva, a rancher who lived in Pleasanton his entire life, died March 13 at the age of 70.
He was born to Dorothy and Joseph Silva and graduated in the class of 1958 from Amador Valley High School. He was employed by the city of Pleasanton Water Department and Zone 7.
Mr. Silva was predeceased by his sister Janet (Peter) Houle. He is survived by his wife Margaret; son Joe (Diana) Silva, and daughters Ami (Kevin) Browne and Lenda (John) Youngblood; seven grandsons and three granddaughters; sister Wilma (Ed) Shannon; nephews and a niece. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 22 at St. Raymond's Catholic Church. Donations may be made to Hope Hospice, 6377 Clark Ave., Suite l00, Dublin.