Marco Silvestri, 85, of Newfoundland, passed away peacefully on Dec. 25. Born Dec. 21, 1933 in Pacentro, Italy, to the late Fillipo and Antoinette (Lucci) and immigrated to the US at age 7. Marco was a retired graphic artist with his office and real estate holdings in Lakeland Plaza, Newfoundland.Marco enjoyed his family and keeping them closely involved.He was a lively narrator, and enjoyed captivating his audience with his personal storytelling style. Marco is survived by his wife Erna (Rosenburg) Silvestri, and three children, Philip Silvestri and his wife Rita, of New York City, New York; Mark Silvestri and his wife Kristen of Newfoundland; and Donna Moore and her husband John of Newfoundland. Marco was a proud grandfather of Justin and Travis Moore, Nick (predeceased) Lucy Silvestri, Steven, Sarah and Kyle Silvestri.Marco was further blessed with a great-grandchild, Isabelle Moore. Services to celebrate his life will be on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. at the Stickle-Soltesz Funeral Home, 187 La Rue Road in Newfoundland.The funeral mass will be held on Saturday, Dec. 29 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 454 Germantown Road kin West Milford.In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Marco’s memory to the West Milford First Aid Squad, P.O. Box 387, West Milford, NJ 07480. Log onto www.sticklesolteszfuneralhome.com tribute wall to personally post your condolences, memories, photos, and videos.