Lois Silver, 82


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Lois F. Silver died Nov. 11 at HopeHealth Hospice in Providence. She was the beloved wife of Irwin Silver of Providence for 61 years. Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Philip and Freda (Brickman) Freedberg, she had lived in Providence for five years, previously living in Framingham, Massachusetts for 54 years.

She was a teacher and vice principal at Maimonides School in Brookline, Massachusetts for 40 years, retiring in 2000. Lois was a graduate of Clark University, earning a bachelor’s degree. She loved to cook, to travel and to spend time with her grandchildren.

She was the devoted mother of Jeffrey Silver and his wife, Alesa, of Farmington Hills, Michigan, Robert Silver and his wife, Sherry, of Concord, North Carolina, and Allyson Antin and her husband, Frank, of Cranston. She was the dear sister of Lawrence Freedberg and his wife, Pauline, of Greensburg, Pennsylvania. She was the loving grandmother of Lauren Pless and her husband, Matt, Rachel Silver, Anna Silver, Benjamin Silver, Phoebe Silver and Jacob Antin.

Contributions in her memory may be made to Maimonides School, 34 Philbrick Road, Brookline, MA 02445 or Michael J. Fox Fdn., P.O. Box 4777, New York, NY 10163.