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Becker, Ruth
Ruth Becker, born February 25, 1921, passed away on September 23, 2016. She was preceded in death by her husband Louis, and her son Stephen. Ruth is survived by her sons Mathis (Barbara) and Barry (Melanie), daughter-in-law Jacquie, her grandchildren Daniel (Julie), Sarah, Stephanie, Andrea, Michael (Lindsey), and Jason. and her great-grandchild Skylar. Ruth came to Arizona in 1943, to marry Lou, a veterinarian, whom she met in Florida. Lou and Ruth ran Phoenix Dog & Cat Hospital for many years. In addition to actively participating in the veterinary hospital and raising 3 rambunctious boys, she found time to be president of the PTA, cub scout den mother for each boy, and took numerous leadership roles in the local Jewish community. These roles included leadership in NaAmot, Hadassah, president of Beth E Congregation Sisterhood, and ran the Beth El gift shop. At the time of her death, she was the person with the longest continuous membership in Beth El Congregation, from 1944 to 2016. Ruth will be remembered for her vitality, sense of humor, and commitment to the Jewish Community. Funeral services will be held at Sinai Mortuary 4538 N. 16th Street, Phoenix AZ 85016 on Sunday, September 25th at 2:00 pm. Contributions in her memory may be made to Beth El Congregation 1118 W. Glendale Ave, Phoenix AZ 85021.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Sept. 25, 2016
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