Shirlee Silverstein

Shirlee Silverstein

Shirlee Silverstein (Max), 97, of Union died March 25, 2020. Born in Jersey City, she resided in North Bergen and Irvington before relocating to Union.

With a love of photography, Mrs. Silverstein opened “Shirlee Studio” in Hillside in the early 1940s.

She was the program chair of the Hillside, Irvington, and Kenilworth art studios. Her artwork was exhibited and sold in various art shows in those areas and also accepted into over 18 juried N.J. shows, winning a first-place award for an original collage. Several of her works are also in private collections.

She is survived by her son, Barry (Janet) of Milton, Del.; two daughters, Linda of Union and Gail (David) Kingsburg of Monroe Township; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Services were arranged by Mount Sinai Memorial Chapels, East Brunswick.

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