Sumner Silver, 95, of Worcester, died at home with his family Sept. 22. He was the husband of Evelyn (Berman) Silver. Born in Worcester, he was the son of Ida and Alexander Silver. He graduated from South High School, Amherst College and Harvard Law School. He was one the founders of the law firm now known as Phillips, Silver, Talman, Aframe and Sinrich and continued to work well into his nineties. He leaves a long legacy of philanthropic work within Worcester, including in the Worcester Jewish Community. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Alexis J. Silver and her husband, David J. Salloway of Worcester, and Elizabeth (Laurie) Bertrand of Shrewsbury; and three granddaughters, Ashley, Nicole and Danielle Bertrand. Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Healthcare Center, 629 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609.
RICHARD PERLMAN OF MILES FUNERAL HOME