Joan was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY where she resided until 1946. She later moved to New Hyde Park, NY and spent much of the remainder of her life in the Chatham, Columbia County, NY area. She was married to Sanford Silverberg until his passing in 1983. She is survived by her children, Howard Silverberg and his wife, Paula of Salem, NY, Debra Silverberg of Albany, Steven Silverberg and his wife Margaret of Niskayuna, NY and Peter Silverberg and his wife Leslie of Brooklyn, NY; grandmother of Miriam and Simone Silverberg, Ada Silverberg and Helena Monticup and her husband, Peter; great-grandmother of Lillian Rose Monticup.
Services at the Levine Memorial Chapel, 649 Washington Ave., Albany, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013 at 1 p.m. Those wishing to remember Joan in a special way may make a memorial contribution to the Nature Conservancy Fund , www.nature.org.
For directions or to sign the online family guestbook, please visit, levinememorialchapel.com.