Claudio Silva 42 of New Bedford, passed away Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was the son of Maria (Pinho) Silva of Brazil and the late Jose Antonio DaSilva. He was born in San Paulo, Brazil and had lived in New Bedford for several years. Claudio was employed by S & M Framing as a carpenter. He was a very happy person, always making people laugh, he had many friends, enjoyed country music and posting on facebook. He was an avid fan of the Corinthians Soccer Club in Brazil. Survivors include his mother, his son Jefferson Silva of Brazil; his brothers Claudiano Silva of Brazil, Claudinei Silva of New Bedford, Cledson Silva of New Bedford and Cleiton Silva of New Bedford; his sister Claudineia Santos of Brazil. His visiting hours are Tuesday 9am until 1pm. His funeral service will be held during the visitation. Burial will be in Acushnet Cemetery.