Irma Silverman

Silverman, Irma (Cohen), 94, passed away Friday, April 13, 2018. She was the beloved wife of the late Eugene Silverman. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Sophie (Gabrilowitz) Cohen. Irma was a 1941 graduate of Hope High School. She was a life member of Hadassah, member of Temple Sinai, and the Franklin County, (MA) Chairman of the March of Dimes. She was an avid painter and bridge player. Later in life she taught bridge at many assisted living facilities. She was a life-long Boston Red Sox fan. She is survived by her children Stephen Silverman and his wife Judith of Somerset, MA, Peter Silverman and his wife Beverley of Bayville, NY, and Robin Sciarcon and her husband Ben of Cranston, RI; her brother, David Cohen of Melbourne, FL; grandchildren, Lori Cooney, Lynn Conos, Jonathan Sciarcon, Hollie, Rebekah, Jessica and Benjamin Silverman; and 6 great grandchildren. She was preceded in passing by her brother, Syd Cohen. Funeral services will be held Sunday, April 15th at 11:00 AM at Temple Sinai, 30 Hagen Ave., Cranston, RI, with burial following in Lincoln Park Cemetery, Warwick. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Rhode Island, 1085 N. Main St., Providence, RI 02904. Shiva will be held at the home of Robin and Ben, Sunday 6-8 PM and Monday 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM.


  • Stephen (Judith) Silverman, Son
  • Peter (Beverley) Silverman, Son
  • Robin (Ben) Sciarcon, Daughter
  • David Cohen, Brother


  • Funeral Service Sunday, April 15, 2018
  • Graveside Service Sunday, April 15, 2018

Irma Silverman

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April 15, 2018

Brenda and I are sorry for your loss. I will miss Irma visting the dealership. Our prayers are with you, Ben and family.