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OPEN this Message BEFORE Clicking DONATE Some of Margaret's greatest memories are from her time in Prestonsburg. Please see instructions below on how to donate to the Jenny Wiley Alumni Association, in lieu of flowers or just to help an amazing organization for the Theater Arts. Donations can be made in Margaret's name via Paypal to jwtalumni@gmail.com or mailed as check payable to Jenny Wiley Alumni Association (c/o B Azzelino, 21512 128th St E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391) Do NOT click the DONATE button below as there is no account associated with it.

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Adam Silbar

Margaret Musser Silbar

June 20, 1933 - August 21, 2020

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OBITUARY
Margaret Onita Musser Silbar  (Gram) passed away on August 21 at age 87. Born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania to Mable and Aurther Musser, Margaret was the youngest of the 3 children. Her brother Bill, was 1 year and 12 days older and her sister Wanda, 11yrs old at the time. The family owned a restaurant called “Musser's” in a neighboring steel town called Burnham, where her “Mother” (always must call her that because Mabel hated to be...  see more
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    Rachel Autumn Johnson Loves to Margie in the after! Best loves and hugs in your time of loss.
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    Words of Margaret Silbar
    By Kevin Lane Dearinger

    I first worked with Margaret Silbar in the summer of 1970. She was a wonderful Dolly Levi in Hello, Dolly—elegant and gravelly, touching and funny, theatrical and...  more
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    Margaret Silbar by Mitch Douglas:

    The first time I ever laid eyes on Margaret Silbar was the most logical place in the world to encounter a great actress – and that was on the stage. In this...  more
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    Margaret by Keith Shannon

    My friends at the Rock Hill Community Theatre and any other theatre folk who have ever done a production of "Hello Dolly" or "Anything Goes" will...  more
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    Beth Pope Connolly I have so many fond memories of your dear mom. She was a wonderful friend to my mother Janelle, and Margaret had such such a vibrant personality! I loved being around her and your family growing up. Sending all of you my deepest condolences.
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    Candace Eans Holton Gosh the more I’ve thought about this today reminded me if the early days in KY. How she coordinated The Sillybars at the annual school talent show. Herrington Lake. Claudia making cocoa and toast for breakfast when I spent the...  more
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    Terri Chappell When growing up on Blairmore, I used to wait for the bus with Claudia at your house. I had many a conversation with your mom on the foyer bench. She never spoke to me like I was a kid, but instead as if I were her equal. I thought she was...  more
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    Kathleen Foley Adam, I was so very sorry to hear of Margaret's passing. She was such an important part of my youth and remains vital in my memory. Please pass along my sincere condolences and love to Jeff and your family.
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    Karen Sokol Silbar Lucky you Adam, what wonderful memories to your amazing and beautiful mom!
    Sad when these times end but in your heart and part of you forever!❤️
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    Grace Berukoff Parker You are definitely a chip off the ol' beautiful block,Adam, and it is obvious where your talent and joy for living comes from in your beautiful Mom. So humbled that you shared such an insightful and loving tribute with all of us,...  more
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    Lucy Preston Overall So sorry for your loss. Your mother was a very impressive woman.
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    Marian Murray Ray will always remember your mom’s beautiful smile! -at Aaron’s bar mitzvah.
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    Christie Gilman Kay Adam...would have loved to have met her! Your Mom sounds like an amazingly vivacious and fun person to know! You’ve got great memories and love that will never go away! Lots of Love to the Silbar Crew ❤️
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    Dianne Boone Fields So sorry for your loss,she sounds like a wonderful woman,mother and Grandmother. My heart is with you,prayer for your family.
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    Penny Jarrett Waters Oh my goodness what an incredible bright light this beautiful lady was on this earth and an inspiration to all that loved and knew her! My condolences to Dr. Silbar and family during this sad time. 🙏
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    Carol Dundas Getman So sad to hear you Mother passed. She was amazing. Send love and prayers
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    Rhea Winscom What a life!! Our condolences to you and your family.
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    David Trimble She was a great lady.
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    Rae Kieffer Cohen It was my good luck to have spent some nice times with Margaret. She was always a character with wisdom. Sending love to you and all who loved her
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    Julie Rosenthal Halpern ❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏so much love to all the Silbar fam. She was one of a kind! Special lady.
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    Patricia Duncan Silbar What a wonderful tribute to your mother, Adam. She sounds like she had a larger than life personality and was born to entertain. You favor your mother in the face and inherited her outgoing nature and sense of fun. I am very sorry...  more
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    Deana Cain Vickery So sorry to hear this. My thoughts go out to you and your family.
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    Jussi Tegelman So sorry to hear this Adam. My condolences to you, Jeff and the rest of the family.
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    Stuart Douglas Jaeger Dear Adam. I am so sorry for your loss. What you wrote about your mom was absolutely beautiful and explains why you are such an amazing person. My condolences to your kids and Debra as well.
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    Catherine McClenahan So sorry Adam- what an amazing woman
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    DeLicia Sampson Now our Moms are together. 💜 Much love to all the family.
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    Miriam Aquino So sorry my condolences to all the family,my Heart is with you
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    Margo Burns Sending condolences to all of the family. Margaret was a joy to know and a such a giving person . Sorry for your loss .
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    Charles Tate I remember that smile when she would visit Abbys, I’m very sorry for your loss Adam!
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    Robert van Zwieten Our condolences to the whole family for your loss. I had the privilege of meeting her several times and she was truly Amazing.
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    Gina Adler Distefano What a lovely tribute to your Mom. I do remember meeting her. I am SO sorry for your loss, Adam. ❤️
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    Brian Kennelly My sincere condolences, Adam. I only met your mom once--briefly, while I was in high school. But she made an impression on me as a progressive, open-minded, and caring parent.
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    Nora Grazer So sorry Adam. I remember meeting her many years ago. Her beautiful smile made an impression 😘
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    Adrian Renee Leonard Wright Adam, your mom is spectacular! So sad she’s moved on. Sending love and prayers. 💖🙏🏿
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    Karen Eden So sorry to hear this Adam...my heart is with you all at this time. I adored your Mom! I met her several times at Jeff’s place...she told me lots of fun stories about her youth and all her acting gigs...she was a beautiful bright light. I...  more
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    Wendy Wiviott Mayer Adam, I’m so sorry for your loss! May your mom’s memory be a blessing to you and your entire family!!
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    Dick Briner Thank you Dear Second Cousins
    She was a special Cousin.
    We grew up together in Pennsylvania.
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    Roni Komie Dear Adam, Claudia, Ray and Jeff and members of your family,
    Your mother was like no other!
    She made living in Lexington, Kentucky so much more colorful and fun. I loved your mom. And I love each of you. I’ve always bragged about the 4 of...  more
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    Penny Jarrett Waters Oh my goodness what an incredible bright light this beautiful lady was on this earth and an inspiration to all that loved and knew her! My condolences to Dr. Silbar and family during this sad time. 🙏
  • Adam Silbar
    Carol Dundas Getman So sad to hear you Mother passed. She was amazing. Send love and prayers
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    Rhea Winscom What a life!! Our condolences to you and your family.
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    Rae Kieffer Cohen It was my good luck to have spent some nice times with Margaret. She was always a character with wisdom. Sending love to you and all who loved her
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    Julie Rosenthal Halpern ❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏🙏so much love to all the Silbar fam. She was one of a kind! Special lady.
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    Patricia Duncan Silbar What a wonderful tribute to your mother, Adam. She sounds like she had a larger than life personality and was born to entertain. You favor your mother in the face and inherited her outgoing nature and sense of fun. I am very sorry...  more
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    Jussi Tegelman So sorry to hear this Adam. My condolences to you, Jeff and the rest of the family.
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    Manuel Gonzalez I am very sorry for your loss
    My deepest condolences to you and your family!🙏🙏
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    Sean Walsh Oh Adam, Deb, Cam & Ben... what a wonderful, charming and loving mother and grandmother she was. I always enjoyed chatting with her when I saw her. Her smile always so bright and her outlook always rosy. Much love to you all and the rest of...  more