ALPERN: Ferne Alpern (Silberman), passed away on July 28, 2020, from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease. Resided most of her life in White Oak, PA until living in Pittsburgh for a number of years. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emil and Jenny Silberman and her brother Dr. Alfred Silberman. Ferne is survived by her son Mark and wife Linda Alpern, grandmother to Alexa Alpern and Brett Alpern, sister of the late Gladys Wintner, Brother-in-law to the late Harold Wintner, aunt to Jack, Morton and Nancy Wintner. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.