Mailiis (Uts) Sildve, 93 of Worcester, Pennsylvania, passed away June 6, 2019, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Ants Sildve.
Born October 21, 1925, in Tartu, Estonia, she was the daughter of the late Artur and Helmi (Radik) Uts.
Mailiis was a loving mother, dedicated wife, caring grandmother, and loyal friend. She was a lifelong resident of the Lansdale community. During her children’s involvement with various extracurricular activities, she volunteered to provide support and guidance. She was an accomplished seamstress, avid gardener, and dedicated housewife. Mailiis throughout her life had an affinity towards medicine and medical research. When time permitted, she enthusiastically assisted on research projects at the local Merck Pharmaceutical West Point facility as well as the Jefferson Medical Hospital in Philadelphia. Always proud of her heritage, she remained a devoted ambassador of the Estonian culture.
She is survived by her children, Peter Sildve and his wife Marna of Lakeport, CA, and Mark Sildve of Doylestown; her grandchildren, Ashton Fried and her husband Andrew, and Tyler; her step-grandchildren, Troy Kurtz and his wife, Sunny, Lindsey Toyama and her husband, Nicholas; and her step-great-grandchildren, Connor and Payton.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend her memorial service at 12 PM on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at the R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. 3440 W. Skippack Pike, where friends may greet the family from 11 AM – 12 PM. Interment will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in her memory to the following charities:
Maine Children’s Cancer Program (MCCP) – https://fundraising.mmc.org/mccp_home
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania –- http://www.morrisarboretum.org/