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In Memory of

Gordon Hoffman Silver

August 14, 1921 - August 4, 2017

Obituary


Gordon Hoffman Silver, age 95, of West Yarmouth and previously Newton, MA and Palm Beach Gardens, FL, died August 4, 2017. Beloved husband of Barbara Lender Silver and cherished father of Carol Theise and husband Leland, Resa Waldman and husband Mark, and Gary and Mark Lender. He was a special grandfather to Rachelle Theise, Jeff Theise and wife Marilia, Ronna Schneider and husband Corey, Lee Waldman and wife Emily. He was also great-grandfather to Ronna and Corey's son, Jay. He was predeceased by loving wife, Lottie Sobel Silver and younger brother, Keith.

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Gordon Hoffman Silver, age 95, of West Yarmouth and previously Newton, MA and Palm Beach Gardens, FL, died August 4, 2017. Beloved husband of Barbara Lender Silver and cherished father of Carol Theise and husband Leland, Resa Waldman and husband Mark, and Gary and Mark Lender. He was a special grandfather to Rachelle Theise, Jeff Theise and wife Marilia, Ronna Schneider and husband Corey, Lee Waldman and wife Emily. He was also great-grandfather to Ronna and Corey's son, Jay. He was predeceased by loving wife, Lottie Sobel Silver and younger brother, Keith.

Mr. Silver was a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, a member of Sigma Xi, and first lieutenant of the U.S. Army (1941-46). He was an accomplished metallurgical engineer who developed thin metal welding techniques used on US submarines, lunar space modules and the US exhibit at the 1967 World's Fair. He leaves behind many dear friends, loved ones, and cherished life lessons. A funeral will take place Wednesday, August 9th at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice. Arrangements under the direction of Doane Beal & Ames, Hyannis, MA.