SIDNEY SILVERMAN Sidney Silverman, 95, devoted to his late wife of 50 years, Florence, died Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Fairfield, Ct. Mr. Silverman was a devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather, leaves behind three children and their families, Robert and Hilda Silverman of South Orange, NJ Marc and Elaine Silverman of Trumbull, CT and Nancy and Joseph Sulzberg of Santa Fe, NM. In addition, he leaves behind five grandchildren and their families: Nicole Silverman and Gary Hokkanen and their children Rachel and Sam, Greer and Jeremy Kudon and their children Sasha and Benjamin, Ariel Silverman and Heidi Quackenboss and their children Jay and Cooper, Erica and Darryl Moss and their children Julia and Emmitt and Ian Sulzberg. Sid, born in Newark, NJ attended Central and Arts High School and worked as a production manager at Kraft Corrugated Containers in Bayonne until his retirement. He raised his family in Union, NJ and retired to Delray Beach, Florida in 1981. While living in Delray, he volunteered at Hospice by the Sea in Boca Raton where he was honored many times for contributing over 10,000 hours of service. A WWII Navy veteran, he was an avid gardener, golfer with three holes in one to his credit and loved to sing in choruses. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias and synagogue leader at Temple Beth Shalom in Union, NJ for over 30 years. His greatest pleasure was spending time with his family and friends. Services will be held at Menorah Chapel in Millburn, 2950 Vauxhall Rd.,Union(Vauxhall), NJ on Thursday, October 31 at 1 PM. Interment Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, NJ. Shiva will be observed at Robert and Hilda's home, 60 Stanley Road in South Orange, at Marc and Elaine's home, 610 Garden St. in Trumbull CT and at Nancy and Joseph's home 5 Frasco Court in Santa Fe, NM. Contributions may be made to Tower One Tower East in New Haven, CT or the Jewish Home for the Elderly in Fairfield, Ct.
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900