Cathy Silverman

Cathy Silverman

Cathy Silverman (Feierman), 64, of Roseland died Feb. 4, 2020. Born in Allentown, Pa., she raised her family in North Caldwell and Roseland.

Ms. Silverman served as executive director of National Council of Jewish Women’s Essex County Section for more than 18 years. She greatly increased membership during her tenure and was instrumental in developing programs such as the Back to School Store, Mitzvah-A-Minute, and others. She doubled the organization’s professional staff, tripled its budget, and quadrupled its assets.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Delaware and an M.S.W. from New York University.

She was a member of Cedar Hill Country Club in Livingston and an avid golfer. She also enjoyed playing tennis.

She is survived by her husband, Lenny Dinnerstein; three sons, Jared (Paige) Silverman, Evan (Erin) Silverman, and Lyle (Jordana) Silverman; her daughter, Cara (Daniel) Marcoux; her mother, Doris Feierman; a brother, Arthur Feierman; a stepdaughter, Rebecca (Todd) Bialick; a stepson, Andrew Dinnerstein; and seven grandchildren.

Services were held Feb. 6 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.

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