Silvana R. (Civitarese) Isbister, 62, of Brockton, passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on August 14, 2021 after battling cancer. She was a daughter of the late Gino and Maria (Smigliani) Civitarese and was raised in Hyde Park. For many years she lived in Mansfield, coming to Brockton in 2010. Silvana worked in the insurance industry for many years and more recently as a background investigator for the nuclear powerplant industry. Always energetic and on the move, she also worked part-time at Walmart in Avon. She enjoyed the outdoors; especially hiking, kayaking, and canoeing; traveling in the U.S. and worldwide; and cooking, designing cakes and cherishing family recipes.
Silvana was the beloved wife of Daniel J. Isbister for 35 years; loving mother of Cori and Briana Isbister; dear sister of Grace Seaver of Brockton, Diana Onishuk of Milton and Maurice Civitarese of Western Mass.; she also leaves nieces, nephews and cousins; and being an animal lover, she missed her late dog Copper.
Respectfully, her services are private. Those wishing, memorial gifts may be made to P.E.T.A. or your favorite local animal shelter.
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