Ferne Feig Alpern

Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | July 31, 2020

Ferne Feig Alpern, age 85,  passed away on July 28, 2020, from complications of Alzheimer's Disease, formerly of Duquesne and White Oak, until living in Pittsburgh for a number of years. She was the daughter of the late Emil and Jenny (Kline) Silberman. Ferne is survived by her son Mark (Linda) Alpern of Delaware; grandchildren, Alexa and Brett Alpern of Delaware; niece and nephews, Jack (Bridget) Wintner, Dr. Morton (Lisa) Wintner, and Nancy Wintner.

In addition to her parents, Ferne was also preceded in death by her brother, Dr. Alfred Silberman; sister, Gladys (Harold) Wintner.
Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.
Rabbi Mendel Shapiro officiated a graveside service. Burial took place in Tree of Life Cemetery.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer's Association at
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Originally published July 31, 2020.

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