Graveside services for Harriet Silverman, 78, of Tyler, will be held on Friday, January 2, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. Local arrangements are under the direction of Stewart Family Funeral Home, 7525 Old Jacksonville Highway, in Tyler.
Mrs. Silverman passed away on Sunday, December 28, 2008 at her residence in Tyler.
She was born on April 3, 1930 in Chicago to the late Ralph and Belle Arenson. She lived most of her life in Chicago before moving to Tyler eight years ago. She was a homemaker and was previously employed by Neiman-Marcus.
Mrs. Silverman is survived by a loving family including her son, Dr. Mitchell Willens and wife Corky of Tyler; her daughter, Roxane Helstrom and husband Bob of Poway, California; and three grandchildren, Joshua Willens of Birmingham, AL, Zachary Willens, of Tyler, and Zoe Helstrom of Poway, California.