SILVERBERG, RUTH (Nee Englander).  in Her 90th  Year, Passed away Peacefully, on December 14, 2022.  Ruth was the matriarch of her loving family.  devoted daughter of Harry z’l and Norma z’l Englander  Loving wife to Wilfred (Willy) z’l for sixty-six years (together for over 70 Years), Mother to Steven and Robin, Paul and Karen and Larry.  Grandmother to Nicole and Jeremy, Zack and Mandy, Lindsay Anne, Sarah and Omri, and Neil.  Great Grandmother to Max and Madeleine.  Sister to Adele and (late) Arnold Fogle. Loving niece to her wonderful aunt, Dinah Gelsin z’l.

Ruth was a very social person.  She had many friends over her 90 years and enjoyed  attending many events and dinners.  Ruth was always well dressed and looking her best.   Our Parents spent many happy winters in Florida, golfing and socializing. Our Parents travelled the world (including many trips to Israel) and embraced each trip with  excitement and enthusiasm.  She was an active and founding member of Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue.

Ruth loved music, theatre, movies and television (soap operas) social activities, sports, (especially the Toronto Argonauts), travel, conversation, exercise classes, and spending time with her family and friends.

Our mother made our household happy and ensured that our holiday gatherings were memorable.

Ruth played Mahjong with friends for over 60 years.

Ruth lived a long and wonderful life.  She will be missed.

Thank you to Ruth’s caregiver, Rowena Tantengco for her support and help this past year.

Memorial donations may be made to Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue



Shiva will be observed after the funeral at 435 Worth Blvd., Thornhill till 2:00 PM, and then continue after 3:00 PM at 12 Croydon Road, Toronto. Services on Sunday evening will take place at 4:30 PM at 12 Croydon Road, Toronto, and shiva will continue in the evening from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The remainder of the shiva period will be observed as follows:

12 Croydon Road:  1:00 PM to 4:00 PM and 7:00PM to 9:00PM from Monday to Thursday and 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Friday.

435 Worth Blvd:  1:00 PM to 3:30 PM from Monday to Thursday.

Shiva will end at Synagogue on Saturday December 24.

If you would prefer to have a phone visit with Steve, please call 416-783-6308

The wearing of Masks is encouraged.