Laurence Jerome Silverstein, 80, died Friday, March 11, 2016 in Houston, Texas after battling acute leukemia. He is survived by his wife, Lucette; sons Francois Silverstein, Daniel Silverstein and his wife, Dr. Sheryl Silverstein; daughter Catherine Mongeau and husband, Robert; and daughter, Nicole Greenberg and husband Mark along with eight grandchildren. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Van Nuys, California, Larry later attended University of Oklahoma. He served and was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army. Silverstein led successful careers in chemical engineering and nuclear energy. Memorial services are Tuesday, March 15, 9 a.m. at Houston National Cemetery.