Sylvia Silverberg (Marcus), 93, of West Orange died Jan. 14, 2012. Born in Newark and raised in Irvington, she also had resided in Livingston and later Boca Raton, Fla.
Mrs. Silverberg was a private duty nurse.
She graduated from Mount Sinai School of Nursing in New York City.
She was a former president of Livingston Hadassah and throughout her life a community activist in both New Jersey and Florida.
Predeceased by her husband, Benjamin, she is survived by three daughters, Dana Bennett of Massachusetts, Lisa Clarkson of West Windsor, and Ellen Wilensky of West Orange; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Services were held Jan. 16 with arrangements by J. L. Apter Memorial Chapels, Cedar Grove. Memorial contributions may be made to Seeds of Peace and Livingston Hadassah.