Ruth H. Waterman

  • "Gerry and family, I will always remember, with fondness and..."
    - Cynthia Trimmer Pahnka
  • "Gerry & Family - I'm so sorry for your loss. We all..."
    - Melanie Adair
  • "Sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my..."
    - Linda Jones
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    - Sandy Pinkerton
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Waterman Ruth H. Waterman, age 92, passed away on July 9, 2014, at Wexner Heritage House. She was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on September 14, 1921, and lived there until moving to Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, in 1978. Preceded in death by her parents Jacob and Fannie Stern, her husband Samuel Waterman who died in 1968, a brother Martin Stern and two infant sons. She is survived by her daughter and her son, Gerry (Stephanie) Waterman; grandchildren, David (Leigh) Waterman of Chicago and Stephen Waterman of Columbus; and great granddaughter, Nava Waterman. Graveside Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 11 at UNION CEMETERY, Beth El Section, 1720 Sunset Blvd. Steubenville, with Rabbi Harold Berman officiating. Shiva will be observed at the home of Gerry and Stephanie Waterman, Sunday through Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations are preferred to Congregation Tifereth Israel or Wexner Heritage House Associate Fund. Online guestbook at

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Epstein Memorial Chapel
3232 East Main Street Columbus, OH 43213
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 10, 2014