Harry Silverstein, 89, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2013 at Westwood Nursing Home in Evans, Ga.
Silverstein, 89, passed away peacefully on Jan. 21, 2013 at Westwood Nursing Home in Evans, Ga. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his brother, Bernie Silverstein of Augusta, Ga.; his sister, Flo Doctrow of Los Angeles; nieces Lynn Silverstein Jackson of Destin, Fla., Mary Silverstein of Decatur, Ga., Mollie Doctrow of Sebring, Fla. and Marley Rogers of Atlanta; and nephews, Louis Silverstein of Augusta, Ga., Steven Doctrow of Los Angeles, and Howard Silverstein of Alpharetta.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Mollie Silverstein; and his late brother, Marty Silverstein, who lived in Augusta, Ga.
Harry was born in the Bronx, N.Y. and lived in Anniston, Ala. before making his home in Augusta, Ga. and North Augusta, S.C. with family, long-time great friends Floyd and Martha Thompson and long-time companion Bessie Bone. He
loved to make friends and keep friends and was nicknamed “Friendly.” Harry served in the U.S. Navy as a corpsman with the First Marines Division before he was honorably discharged. Harry enjoyed playing pool and cards and loved gambling in his favorite city, Las Vegas, N.V.
He was a life member of Adas Yeshurun Synagogue.
Funeral arrangements were handled by Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 1134 Telfair St., and the service was held at Westover Memorial Park, 2601 Wheeler Rd., Augusta, Ga. at 12 p.m. on Jan. 22, 2013 with Rabbi David Sirull officiating. Memorial contributions in honor of Harry may be made and sent to Adas Yeshurun Synagogue, 935 Johns Rd., Augusta, GA 30904.