Joan Ruben, Scranton, died Thursday at the Jewish Home. She was the wife of the late Morris Ruben.
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Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Morris and Ruth Parks Helman, she was a member of the Beth Shalom Congregation and its sisterhood.
Surviving are three cousins, Arlene Weinberg, Lillian Freidlin and Shirley Plotkin.
Her family would like to thank Dolores for all the compassion and care given to Joan.
A graveside service will be held today at 10 a.m. at the Dalton Jewish Cemetery, by Rabbi Dovid Saks of the Jewish Heritage Connection. There is no shiva. Arrangements are by the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., Dunmore.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Beth Shalom Congregation, 1025 Vine St., Scranton, PA 18510, or the Jewish Home, 1101 Vine St., Scranton, PA 18510.
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Carlucci Golden DeSantis Funeral Home
318 East Drinker Street Dunmore, PA 18512
Published in Scranton Times on May 9, 2014