Duckett Funeral Home of J.S. Waterman & Sons

656 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA


Arlene Silverman

April 2, 1929July 26, 2019

Arlene (Jacobowitz) Silverman, 90, resident of Framingham over fifty years, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, peacefully at home.

Born on April 2, 1929 in Haverhill, she was the daughter of Benjamin and Jean (Promisel) Jacobowitz. She was raised and educated in Haverhill, and relocated to Pennsylvania with her husband upon his enrollment at the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy. Mrs. Silverman worked as a secretary many years ago, and later was a homemaker. She spent her spare time playing Mahjong, bowling, reading, and always looked forward to shopping trips to the Natick Mall. Mrs. Silverman was a generous woman and enjoyed cooking and knitting blankets for her family.

Beloved wife of the late Prof. Harold I. Silverman, with whom she shared over 67 years of marriage until his passing on February 21, 2019; devoted mother of Richard Silverman and his companion Wanda Barnett of Peabody, Robert Silverman of Bellingham; proud grandmother of Benjamin and Joshua Silverman, both of Torrington, CT. She is also survived by extended family including cousins, Arnold Goralnick and his wife Roz of Canton, Marci Lubarsky and her husband Michael, and Richard Goralnick; sisters-in-law, Marolyn Katz of Hingham, Hedda Silverman of Silver Springs, MD; dear friends, Myrna Burg of FL, Phyllis Holt of VA, and Esther Levitt of Worcester; also many nieces and nephews.


  • Graveside services Wednesday, July 31, 2019


Arlene Silverman

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Pamela Hunt

August 4, 2019

Dear Bob,
I an so very sorry for your loss, Mom loved you so very much. Arlene was one very special lady, although I only met her a few times. Go Patriots and please leave the room, then the Pats will definitely SCORE... RIP, wonderful lady!!!!