Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Laura Silva

Passed away on November 5, 2019

Laura  Silva (nee Bujosa), age 89, late of the East Side passed away on November 5, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Gerardo Silva. Loving mother of Myrna Marrero, Jose Silva, Alma (Jose) Silva, Laura (Sam) Rosado and Jesus Silva. Devoted grandmother of Richard, Laura, Joey, Christina, Alexandra, Adriana, Samantha, Amanda, Adam, Niko, Veronica, Sabrina and Briana. Cherished great-grandmother of many. Dear daughter of the late Jose and late Emilia Bujosa. Dearest sister of Octavio (late Brunilda) Bujosa and 3 other brothers who preceded her in death. Fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Growing up on a 500 acre coffee farm near a lake in Puerto Rico, mom enjoyed the outdoors.  She loved riding horses, boat racing and hanging out with family.  She also enjoyed cooking for an army.  All who visited never left hungry.  There was always a pot of P.R. rice ready to be served.  Mom also enjoyed traveling, sewing and watching novelas in her spare time. Visitation Friday 2-8pm. Funeral services Saturday, November 9, 2019  8:45am prayers from Elmwood Chapel, 11200 S. Ewing Ave., Chicago to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Mass 9:30am. Cemetery private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society in Laura’s name would be appreciated. 773-731-2749. www.elmwoodchapel.com.


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 8:45 am

Funeral Mass:
Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
3200 E. 91st Street
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 9:30 am

Cemetery Private

Memorial Contributions:

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the American Cancer Society in Laura's name would be appreciated.

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm

"Mi querida Laurita, te mando mi mas sentido pesame por la Perdida de tu mami. May she rest in peace."
- Maria Herrera
November 6, 2019 1:39 pm

"My Condolences,Dear Myrna,May your Beloved Mother Rest in Peace and now be an Angel in Heaven.~Roberto"
- Robert Castellano
November 6, 2019 3:12 pm

"My condolences go to you and your family for loss of your beautiful mom, she was such a beautiful lady my prayers go out to you and and your entire family "
- Pat Medina
November 6, 2019 9:04 pm

"God rest Doña Laura’s beautiful, precious soul! Praying that God comforts each & everyone of her family ! "
- Doris Rosado Mendoza
November 7, 2019 5:40 pm

Candles Lit
"Que descanse en paz Señora Bonita. 💕"
- Nayla
November 6, 2019 11:41 am

"Dear Laura Bejosa,May You now shine like a Star in the Heavens, Forevermore..."
- Roberto Castellano
November 6, 2019 3:16 pm