Piper Silberman Obituary, Death – Piper Silberman, who was 95 years old when she passed away on August 15, 2012, was transported from her home to Wilkes-Barre General Hospital before being laid to rest there. She was the former wife of Joseph H. Silberman and the daughter of Lena and Louis Gibelman. Her parents’ names were Lena and Louis Gibelman. Her parents were Lena and Louis Gibelman. Kingston, Pennsylvania has been the Silbermans’ permanent residence ever since their wedding, which took place at the Hotel Sterling in Wilkes-Barre in the year 1940.
Despite the fact that Mrs. Silberman was born in Avoca, she has spent every single day of her life in New York City. After relocating to the northeastern region of Pennsylvania with her family, Mildred spent some time living in Avoca. She moved to Wilkes-Barre at a later point and attended Meyers High School in the city. During her time at Luzerne High School as well as after she graduated, she held the position of manager at a neighborhood retail establishment.
Mildred Silberman was selected to receive an award as a result of the attention that she received for her leadership within the community as well as the volunteer work that she did. She has been a member of the Temple Israel Board of Trustees in Wilkes-Barre for the past quarter of a century and a half, in addition to serving as president of the Jewish Community Center Women’s Service Club and the Temple Israel Sisterhood during that time period. Her beginnings in the field of Jewish communal service can be traced back to Wilkes-Barre in the early 1970s.
She spent a number of years giving her time as a volunteer at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, the American Red Cross, and Meals on Wheels. During that time period, she also worked for each of those organizations as a blood drive registrar for the duration of that time. While Mildred was serving as president of the women’s association of the Wilkes-Barre Jewish Community Center for a number of years, she was honored with awards for “high average” and “high individual game.”