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Gilbert Silverman

Gilbert Silverman, 91, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, died after sunset on 13 June 2016.

The Funeral was held at IRA KAUFMAN CHAPEL on Thursday, 16 June 2016 at 11:00 AM .

Rabbi Joseph Krakoff and Assistant Cantor Leonard Gutman officiated.

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Interment at Clover Hill Park Cemetery.

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The family of Gilbert Silverman will be gathering through the afternoon of Friday, June 17 at the residence, 4054 Cranbrook Ct, Bloomfield Hills MI 48301. The phone number is 248-646-8666.

Religious services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Thursday.

The family will gather on Friday from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. for friends to call.

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Family members include:
Beloved husband of Lila Silverman; cherished father of Marsha (Tom) Brunelle, Wendy (Mitch Master) Silverman, Buzz Silverman, Eric (Svetlana) Silverman, and Paul (Jennifer) Silverman; loving Papa of Jessica Silverman, Lesley Silverman, Michael Silverman, Cynthia (Chris) Cifrino, Katarina Silverman, Aleksia Silverman, Eliana Silverman, Nathan Silverman and Levi Silverman. Also survived by former daughter-in-law Jan Silverman. Proud brother of the late Judith Herschman and the late Miriam "Mimi" Alspector.

Born May 12, 1925
1943 graduate of Detroit Central High
1947 graduate of University of Michigan: BS, Civil Engineering

Past Super-Intendent/Foreman, and Past President, Holtzman & Silverman Realty
Founder, Past President and Past Chairman of Village Green Management Company

Past President, Michigan State Housing Development Authority
Life Director, National Association of Home Builders
Senior Citizen Housing Commissioner, City of Southfield, Michigan
Founding Board Member, Midwest Guaranty Bank
Past President and Director, Builders Association of Southeastern Michigan
Past Board Member, Real Estate One

Past President, Jewish Family Service
Past President, Jewish Vocational Service
Past President, Jewish Apartments & Services

Trustee, Founders Society, Detroit Institute of Arts
Life Governor, Cranbrook Academy of Art & Art Museum
Past Chairman of the Cranbrook Museum Committee
Trustee, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Gilbert Silverman may do so by making a contribution to:

Detroit Institute Of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48202
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Jewish Family Service
6555 West Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
(248) 592-2300
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