Stephen M. Silverman, of West Hartford, died April 28, two weeks shy of his 81st birthday. He was the husband of Amy Lynn Silverman. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he was the son of the late Irwin N. and Madeleine (Bob) Silverman. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his step-daughters, Rachel Lynn Cohen of Gaithersburg, Md., and Stephen Zack, Abbi Pollicita and her husband Vinny of West Hartford; his granddaughters, Juliane Doscher and her partner Jon Abulencia, Raleigh Doscher, Halina and Meredie Cohen and Kaylee and Avery Pollicita; his brother-in-law George Cooke; his cousin Lisa Bob; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Richard and Marcia Tretler and their families. He was also predeceased by his sister Barbara Efrat.