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 Bernice <I>Berlin</I> Silver

Bernice Berlin Silver

Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Death 19 Dec 2010 (aged 96)
Mount Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 63158306 · View Source
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Bernice Berlin Silver, of Charleston, SC, widow of Sam Silver, died December 19, 2010, in Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Mrs. Silver was born in Charleston, SC March 2, 1914, the first daughter of the late Sam and Bertie (Livingstain) Berlin.

She graduated from Memminger High School in 1933 where she was the Valedictorian of her class and editor of the school yearbook.

Mrs. Silver attended the College of Charleston and then married Sam Silver of Augusta, GA where she lived for the next 25 years.

She had five children in Augusta and was very active in the Jewish community there. Mrs. Silver served as President of Hadassah and President of the Sisterhood of Adas Yeshuran Synagogue.

After short stays in Columbia, SC and Los Angeles, CA, she and her husband returned to Charleston in 1965. Upon her return, with her husband they started and operated Acme Restaurant Supply until her husband's death in 1988 and her retirement in 1991. During these years Mrs. Silver was active in the Charleston business community and was recognized in 1974 when she was selected Charleston Business Woman of the Year by the American Business Women's Association.

Mrs. Silver was a member of Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue and spent her later years at The Palms of Mt Pleasant where she was beloved by both fellow residents and the staff.

She was predeceased by a son, Harold; a daughter, Dena; a brother, Alwyn Berlin and a sister, Shirley (Sam) Altman, formally of Brunswick, GA. Surviving is a daughter, Nancy Barry and husband Don of Concord, MA; two sons, Herbert Silver and wife Temma of Greenville, SC and Gerald Silver of Mt. Pleasant, SC; a brother, Henry Berlin and wife Terry and sister-in-law, Shera Lee Berlin, both of Charleston; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Interment: Magnolia Cemetery, Augusta, GA.

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