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Judith Ann Silverstein

October 6, 1942 ~ May 7, 2019 (age 76)

LATHAM – Judith (Judy) A. Silverstein, of Latham, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday May 7, 2019 at Evergreen Commons Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

She was born October 06, 1942 in South Weymouth, MA and is the daughter of the late Harold and Madeline Paradis. Judy was predeceased by her first husband Robert H. O’Brien.

Judy was employed in banking, computer operations, New York State government and in collections with the Bernard, Overton and Russell Law Firm. Judy was an accomplished athlete and enjoyed swimming, diving in Hawaii, climbing high peaks in the Adirondacks and parasailing in the Caribbean. Judy was an excellent artist specializing maritime art. She was an avid reader and loved music especially Elvis and the Beatles. Judy was a remarkable, wife, mother, sister and grandmother. She will be dearly missed.

Judy is the cherished wife of 29 years to Harvey C. Silverstein. She is the devoted mother of Kevin (Stacey) O’Brien, Christine (Howard) O’Brien Foster, Todd (Kimberly) O’Reilly and Kimi O’Reilly. She is the stepmother of Michael (Jo-Ann) O’Reilly. Judy is the sister of Sandra Kelley, Patricia (George) Seifert, Michael (Laurel) Paradis. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

 Funeral services will be Saturday at 12:30 pm at Cannon Funeral Home, 2020 Central Ave. Colonie. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Judy’s family on Saturday from 10:00 to 12:30 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be in Jonesville Cemetery, Clifton Park. To leave a message of condolence for the family or to order flowers, visit

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