Peabody — William Silverman, of Peabody, entered into rest May 6, 2014 at the age of 86 years. Beloved husband of the late Thelma May (Cohen) Silverman. Devoted father of Jo-Anne Gibely of Boxford, Richard Silverman of Ipswich and Ken Silverman and his wife, Leah of New York. Dear father-in-law of the late Len Gibely and Robin Silverman. Loving brother of the late Ethel Damelin and Sonia Weiner. Cherished grandfather of Heather Mathieson and her husband, Paul, Ally and Matthew Gibely, Haley Mayers and her husband, Theo, Jillian, Carly, Tara and Jasmine Silverman and great grandfather of Mason Mathieson. WW II U.S. Army veteran. Bill, as he was known, attended Northeastern University and was the owner of Silverman’s Men’s Shop and Bill’s Boys Wear in Woburn Square, for over 50 years.
ARRANGEMENTS: Services at Stanetsky-Hymanson Memorial Chapel, 10 Vinnin St., Salem, on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 12 p.m. Interment at Sharon Memorial Park, Sharon. Memorial observance at the home of Jo-Anne Gibely on Sunday and Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in William’s memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 72 East Concord St., C-3, Boston, MA 02118. Online condolences may be offered at www.stanetskyhymansonsalem.com.