The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

May 4, 2014

George B. Silverman, 71, Lewisburg


The Daily Item

— LEWISBURG — George B. Silverman, 71, of 110 Foster J. Smith Road, Sunday, May 4, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born Oct. 14, 1942, in Lewisburg, a son of the late George A. and Ethel (Krouse) Silverman. On Sept. 18, 1964, he married the former Jean Ryder who preceded him in death on March 25, 2009. Together they celebrated 44 years of marriage.

George served in the Army.

He worked at Philco-Ford, Watsontown and retired as a security guard from Burns Security, Williamsport.

He was a paid up for life member of the Kratzer-Dull American Legion Post 182, Lewisburg.  George enjoyed going to shooting ranges and reloading his own ammunition. He attended many tractor and truck pulls and most importantly, loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Surviving are one son and daughter-in-law, George C. and Michele Silverman, of Lewisburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy J. and Ralph Boyd, of Selinsgrove and Rebecca R. Silverman and Scott Ranck, of Watsontown; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Friends will be received from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 106 S. Second St., Lewisburg, followed by a memorial service at 1, with Pastor Ricky Phillips, Evangelical Hospice Chaplain, officiating.

Burial with full military honors will follow in Mazeppa Union Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.