Suddenly on Thursday, December 20, 2012. RUTH SACKS of Silver Spring, MD. Beloved mother of Harriett M. Burford and Julia Bailey; loving daughter of Ellene Horowitz and the late Herbert Horowitz; dear sister of Joseph Horowitz. Also survived by four grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 23, 2012, 10 a.m. at TORCHINSKY HEBREW FUNERAL HOME, 254 Carroll St., NW, Washington, DC. Interment following at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery, Adelphi, MD. Shiva will be announced. Memorial contributions may be made to the
; the Jewish National Fund or Hadassah.