On October 24, 2022, George "Bud" Silvers, III passed away peacefully at his home. Born on July 19, 1932 in Camden, NJ and raised in St. Augustine, FL by Jeanne and Ed Silvers, before settling in Haddon Heights, NJ. His work career began at Millside Farms in Riverside, NJ where he repaired public milk machines. After their closure, he began work at the Courier Post newspaper in Cherry Hill, NJ for many years. Later, he worked for the USPS Distribution Center in Bellmawr, NJ until his retirement in December, 1989. For many years, George attended Ashland Evangelical Presbyterian Church. In July, 2018, he received his 65-yr Mason pin. Bud was also a volunteer fireman with Ashland Fire Station No. 1 in Voorhees for many years. In retirement, six of his buddies formed their club, “SIABLABEBOSZ”. He was a competitive Volleyball player, league softball player, enjoyed golf, and was actively bowling in the Senior League at the Playdrome in Cherry Hill, NJ up until his stroke in 2018. He enjoyed the Philadelphia Eagles and the Phillies.
Bud was predeceased by his beloved wife, Vanova (nee Gest) as well as his loving sons, Ken (12/2007) and Keith (5/2019). He is survived by his devoted daughter, Karen Silvers Stewart (Rob) of Flower Mound, TX, as well as his two grandsons, Adam and Tyler Silvers.
Services under the direction of the Healey Funeral Home, 1816 Haddonfield-Berlin Road (Route 561), Cherry Hill, NJ.
Interment at Locustwood Cemetery will be held privately for his family at a later date.