Sara Jane Silver

Obituary of Sara Jane Silver

Sara Jane (Binder) Silver of Pottstown, passed away on April 22nd. She was the daughter of the late Brooke S. Binder and Gladys A. (Hartenstine) Binder. She is survived by her brother Brooke S. Binder, Jr. and his wife Mary, and her sister Susan Bright Cameron; her stepdaughter and stepson Kathy and Doug Silver; her nephews Brooke S. Binder III, J. David Binder and nieces Tara Simpson, Karin Bright and Marcy Fetterman, as well as 10 great nephews and nieces.


She was an active member of St. James Lutheran Church, serving over the years on church council, various committees, working with the youth and volunteering with the community meals program.


She worked her entire career beginning at First Federal Savings & Loan working as teller and bank manager at various locations until she retired as a mortgage originator for Patriot Bank.


Sara Jane enjoyed being with her many friends, spending time with family and traveling. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed.


Visitation will take place on Friday, April 29, 2022, from 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A funeral service will follow at 2:30 p.m. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park.  


A webcast of Sara Jane’s service will also be available beginning at 2:30 p.m. Please visit and click on the “Webcast” tab to view the webcast. If you have any questions, please call (610) 323-8220.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sara Jane’s memory to the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities at