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 Rachel “Ray” <I>Cohen</I> Silber

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Rachel “Ray” Cohen Silber

  • Birth 13 Apr 1923 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 19 Mar 1996 Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
  • Burial Doral, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
  • Memorial ID 6455446

Daughter of a kosher butcher and a garment worker, Ray grew up in the Great Depression and knew deprivation. Joined the U.S. Navy shortly after graduating high school, something unusual for women in those days. Married Abraham Silber, an Army veteran and former high school sweetheart. Had three sons. Moved to Florida with her family in 1963 to create a better family life. A devoted mother and loving wife.Ray was a woman of strong liberal convictions and spoke out in favor of human rights, environmentalism, and justice. She was an intellectual, well read, and well travelled. Survived her husband, who died in 1993. Ray Silber suffered poor health thereafter and left this world on Mar. 19, 1996 . Her three sons, surviving siblings, and numerous relatives, friends and neighbors mourned the loss of a truly great lady.To know her was to love her.

  • Created by: Buddy from Budd Lake
  • Added: 29 May 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6455446
  • Buddy from Budd Lake
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel “Ray” Cohen Silber (13 Apr 1923–19 Mar 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6455446, citing Lakeside Memorial Park, Doral, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by Buddy from Budd Lake (contributor 46535126) .