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 Oct. 1 at the 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.