Walter Silberfarb, beloved husband of the late Melinda Lea Silberfarb, cherished father to Susan Vera Silberfarb and dear friend to many, died peacefully at his Chappaqua home of 44 years, surrounded by loved ones on October 2, 2021. He was born to Vivian and Sam Silberfarb, 91 years ago, on May 10, 1930 in Bronx, New York. He attended P.S 80 and DeWitt Clinton High School, and in 1952, graduated from the NYU School of Commerce. He was a proud member of Alpha Epsilon Pi. In 1965, he developed King Sour, an innovative and healthy alternative to traditional sour cream and then went on to create an entire line of healthier options , nationally known as "King" products. He remained President of the company until 1993, when he sold the business to care for his beloved wife Melinda , who became ill. Walter was a dedicated businessman but his true passion in life was his wife Melinda and daughter Susan . Later in life Walters work ethic and determination were also demonstrated on the tennis court , until the age of 89 he could still been seen playing singles tennis at Club Fit Briarcliff Manor where he was member for over 30 years. Thanks to Walter’s generosity the Chappaqua Police Department were able to assist in obtaining their first bulletproof vests. His loyalty, integrity and generosity will always be remembered by those who knew and loved him.
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