Ruth Rubin

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Ruth Rubin, 94, of Kingston, died Tuesday evening, Jan. 3, 2017, at The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation, Dallas.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Morris and Anna Swetlitz Strauss and was a graduate of Coughlin High School.

Ruth was a bookkeeper, prior to retiring, for Rubin Specialty Co. and was a member of the former Holche Yosher Synagogue; of the former United Orthodox Synagogue; a member of Congregation Ohav Zedek and a former member of the JCC.

Ruth was preceded in death, in addition to her parents, by her husband, Irving, and siblings, Abe, Ray, Leona, Gertrude and Seymour.

She is survived by her loving sons, Melford Rubin and his wife, Maxine, Bensalem; and Dr. William Rubin and his wife, Cheryl, Shavertown; five grandchildren, Leah, Michael, Juli, Dawn and Jeffrey; three great-grandchildren, Jack, Henry and Liza; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Holche Yosher Cemetery, South Main Street, Hanover Township.

Shiva will be observed from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the home of Dr. William and Cheryl Rubin.

Memorial contributions may be made the JCA, Wilkes-Barre, or the Hoyt Library, Kingston.

Arrangements are under the direction of Rosenberg Funeral Chapel Inc., Wilkes-Barre.

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Published in Citizens' Voice on Jan. 5, 2017