Azar-Rubinoff Darlene Conrad Azar-Rubinoff, our Beloved Mother, entered into eternal rest on December 22, 2012 at 85, in Houston, Texas. Darlene, a native of Columbus, Ohio, was 1 of 8 children and was preceded by her parents Charles and Ethel Conrad. Darlene, a distinguished modern woman, always strived for knowledge. She attended Ohio State University
, Rice University and St. Thomas University. Widow of Philip Azar, restaurateur of Tri-Mi Pizza in Columbus, Ohio. Mother of eight children, an inspiring Grandmother of 12 and Great-Grandmother of seven, who called her "Great Great". Darlene Azar Rubinoff was also the Widow of the legendary Violinist Maestro David Rubinoff. Our beloved Mother had a humorous and dynamic personality. She excelled as an author and writer of 5 novels: Dance of the Russian Peasant; Vision 20/20,The Deadly Cure; The Day after Tomorrow; What Happened to Monday; Two Screen Plays; 2 Poetry Books; One Children's Book "Cantu" and Her own vocal CD of Lullabies. Darlene has touched and inspired many lives over the years and leaves many who loved her, together with her eight children: Diane Azar Hedlesten, Dilores Azar, Philip H. Azar II, Dolly Azar, Michael Azar (deceased), wife, Martha Azar, Mark Anthony Azar, wife, Michele Azar, Jimmy Azar, Robert Azar and Erica King. Darlene's 12 grandchildren: Nickoel Azar Uhlmer, husband, Brian Uhlmer, Gigi Hedlesten Oglesby, husband, Stephen Oglesby, Aaron Azar, James Hedlesten, Mark Joseph Azar, wife, Shelby Azar, Michael Azar, Natasha Mendiola, Jake Railsback, Miranda Gunn, Philip Azar, Alicia Azar, and Sarah Azar; her seven great-grand-children: Reagan Hedlesten, Brianna Uhlmer, Alexandra Oglesby, Alexys Gunn, Brox Uhlmer, Henry Oglesby and Lynkinn Azar. Darlene loved her family above it all. Our Mother's Funeral Service will be held February 23, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Saint Joseph Cemetery Chapel, 6440 South High Street, Rt. 23, S. Lockbourne, Ohio 43137, (614) 491-2751; where she will be buried next to her beloved Husband, Philip Azar. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in her name be sent to St. Joseph Academy Nuns, Sister Mary Barnhorn SND, 701 E. Columbia Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45217-3999.