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Ruth Wolman Leddel

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December 31, 1918 - August 7, 2015 Ruth was born to Minnie and Philip Wolman in Chicago, Il. Her family moved to Los Angeles and she attended Third Street, John Burrows and Los Angeles High. She later attended USC where she was affiliated with Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority and met her late husband of 60 years, Harry Leddel. Ruth and Harry made their home in San Diego where their first two children, Bart and Rolly, were born. From there they moved to San Marino, CA where their son Phil, was born. Ruth was devoted to PTA, Council of Jewish Women, City of Hope, Temple Beth Jacob in the San Gabriel Valley and made herself available to whatever needed to be done. Ruth and Harry enjoyed a beautiful life in southern California, particularly their retreat home in Rancho Mirage. In 2005, Ruth sold the family home and moved up to San Mateo, CA where she loved and lived a wonderful life with new friends and being with more family. Ruth is survived by her children, Bart (Cindy), Rolly, Phil (Florie), seven grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Ruth is also mourned by her sister-in-law Shirley Wolman, her niece, nephews, cousins and many friends. A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 16th at 3:00p.m. at Peninsula Temple Sholom in Burlingame, CA. Donations may be made in her memory to the Children's Tumor Foundation, 120 Wall Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10005 (www.ctf.org) or a .
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 10 to Aug. 11, 2015
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