Sylvia Weissman



Day and Time of Service: Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 10:00 am.
Location of Service:  Ross' Shalom Chapels, 415 Morris Ave., Springfield, N.J. 07081.
Interment: Beth Israel Cemetery, Woodbridge, N.J.

Shiva: At the family residence in Verona, N.J.
Thursday, August 9, 2012 following the service through 10:00 p.m.
Friday, August 10, 2012 from 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 8:00 p.m. till 11:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 12, 2012 from 12:00 noon till 5:00 p.m.

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Sylvia Weissman on Monday, August 6, 2012.  Born in New York City she lived in Cedar Grove, Westfield for over 25 years, North Bergen and Verona for the past 25 years.  Together with her late husband Jack she was the owner of Dinettes Beautiful of Union and Rahway, N.J. for over 25 years and then went on to found Avanti Furniture, an importer and manufacturer of dinette and restaurant furniture where she worked for 10 years before retiring 26 years ago.  Active in Temple Emanu-El of Westfield, and the United Jewish Appeal of Central N.J.,. she was the recipient of the Lion of Judah award from the UJA.  She was also active with the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and numerous other art and theatrical societies in New York City.  An avid oenophile, she was also involved in many wine and cultural societies. She is survived by her son Neil, daughter-in-law Madelynn,  son Alan and Alan’s significant other, Rita, and a sister, Claire Kaplan.  Funeral services were held August 9, 2012 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, 415 Morris Avenue, Springfield, N.J. 07081.