On Sept. 29, Ruth Silver of Bethesda. Beloved wife of the late Sidney Silver; loving mother of Martin (Carol) Silver, Jan (Marcus) Commodore and Karen (Hal) Sider; devoted grandmother of Laura Silver, Amy Silver Neufeld, Erin (Laurentiu) Galipeau, Gregory (Lisa) Galipeau, Jessica (Jonathan) Galipeau, Alison Sider, Sam Sider and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Oct. 1 at The Chapel at Judean Gardens in Olney. Memorial contributions may be made to the Down Syndrome Foundation of Orange County, Newport Beach, CA. Services entrusted to Edward Sagel Funeral Direction.