It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of David Silverhart on December 6th at 96 years of age. He was the beloved husband of the late Polly. The caring son of Harry and Bessie Silverhart. David was a loving father to Karin and Arthur; Stephen and Merle; and, Tom and Gayle. Proud grandfather of Jennifer and Howard; Jessica and Michael; Gillian and Aaron; Megan and Joe; Rebecca and Rael; and Josh. He was blessed to have known eight great grandchildren – Mitchell and Jonathan; Ryan and Cole; Ethan and Sunny; and Oliver and Rowan. He was beloved by his sisters, brothers-in-law and sister-in-law – the late Goldie and Morris Hammer; the late Ann and Harry Linton; the late Ruth and Harry Stein; the late Blanche Litchen and Joel Litchen; his youngest sister Fay and the late Al Sandler; and Shirley Gold. He was loved and respected by his many nieces and nephews.
During World War II David enlisted at 17 and was proud to serve his country as a member of the Royal Canadian Air Force.
Our family is most grateful for the loving care provided by Ana, Michelle, Lea, Fe and the many others too numerous to list. With their support, he was able to remain in the comfort of his home.
Donations may be made to the Harry and Bessie Silverhart Fund at Baycrest (416-785-2875) or to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada (1-877-956-6366).