Mr. Silverman was born in Cleveland, Ohio. His career in the insurance industry included working with his son, Kenny Silverman.
Mr. Silverman was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Shirley.
Survivors include his children, Kenny (Moira) Silverman and Gale (Jason) Silverman Feld, both of Tucson, and four grandchildren.
Services were held at Temple Emanu-El with Rabbi Samuel M. Cohon officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Community Food Bank or Temple Emanu-El. Arrangements were made by Evergreen Mortuary.