BY Staff Reports
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Sylvia Braverman, 84, of Tulsa died February 12, 2013 after a brief illness. Sylvia was born in Picayune, Mississippi, on July 18, 1928 and was the daughter of Jacob and Jennie Carp. Sylvia attended high school in Gulfport, MS, and then went on to college at Sophie Newcomb and later Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. After graduation, she worked as an elementary school teacher in Chicago. While in Chicago she married Dr. Irvin Braverman in 1954. After the birth of their first child in 1957, Sylvia and Irvin moved to Tulsa, where they had three more children. Throughout her life in Tulsa, Sylvia was an active volunteer in the community. She is survived by her four children, Ellen, Lisa, Paul, and Joe, and her three grandchildren, Michael, Jenny, and Leah, and her brother Leonard Carp of Dallas, TX. Funeral services for Sylvia were held at Temple Israel on February 14. Friends can honor her memory by contributions to one of her favorite charities, the American Cancer Society, Saint Francis Hospice, or the Tulsa Jewish Retirement and Health Care Center. Fitzgerald Ivy Chapel 918- 585-1151. www.fitzgeraldivychapel.com This obituary was published in the Tulsa World on 2/19/2013.