Dotty Silber, of Nashua, NH passed away peacefully on November 22, 2022.
Mrs. Silber was born May 7, 1943, in Brookline, MA, daughter of the late Sophie (Sobel) and Hyman Andler. She was raised in Newton, MA, spending many happy summers in Nantasket Beach, MA.
She was the widow of Allan B. Silber, who died in August, 2003. They had been married for 39 wonderful years.
Mrs. Silber was the founder and president of Double-Oh-Seven, Ltd., a promotional products agency. She proudly received several International Pyramid Awards for her creative programs. Dotty had served on the Board of Directors of The New England Promotional Products Association as well on the Promotional Products Association International.
Dotty was an owner and CFO of Boulder Morty’s, an indoor rock climbing gym, with her son, Ken.
Mrs. Silber was a member of Temple Beth Abraham. She was a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International. She had been a member of the St. Joseph Hospital’s committee on women’s community health. She had also served on the boards of directors of the United Way of Greater Nashua and Against All Odds. In addition, Dotty served on the Board of Directors of Nashua’s International Sculpture Symposium, having hosted several sculptors in her home.
Mrs. Silber enjoyed traveling, especially to the small islands of the Caribbean.
She (and her late husband) enjoyed collecting seashells, sea glass, ceramic shards and sea beans. Dotty also had a love for gardening.
For about 3 years, “Dorothy Gail” hosted travelers for Airbnb in her “Wizard of Oz” house. She made some everlasting friendships with people from all over the world.
Dotty graduated from Newton High School in 1961, and graduated from Lasell College, majoring in medical office management.
The accomplishment that she was most proud of was her role of Bubbe to her Grandchildren, and children around the world. Literally turning being a Bubbe into a brand.
Survivors include two sons, Ken and his wife Alice Silber, of Exeter, NH, and Andy of Taneytown, MD, Son-in-law Bob Pilbro. Granddaughters, Tara Silber, Chloe Stary, Katelyn and Leanne Pilbro; grandsons, Evan Silber, Christopher and Kyle Maloney, two awesome sisters, Joan Shechet of Danvers, MA, and Amy Cohen and her husband Barry of Hull, MA, numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins, as well as several very close friends. She was predeceased by her daughter, Shari Pilbro in 2022.
Services: A funeral service will be held on Sunday, November 27, 2022, at 12 noon at Temple Beth Abraham, 4 Raymond St., Nashua, NH 03064. Interment and committal prayers will immediately follow at Temple Beth Abraham Cemetery, 428 W Hollis St., Nashua, NH 03062. In lieu of flowers please direct donations to The Nashua Art Symposium. The Davis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangement.