Rubington, Sara (Sherman)
Sara (Sherman) Rubington of Newton, MA, formerly of Wellesley, MA, passed away peacefully on January 15, 2019, at age 91. Born on April 18, 1927, in New Haven, CT, Sara was the daughter of the late Esther (Dorman) Sherman and Nathan Sherman. For 58 years she was the wife of Earl Rubington, who predeceased her in 2010. Sara is survived by her daughter Alexandra Rubington and son-in-law Paul McDonough of Framingham. She was the oldest of the fifteen first cousins of the Dorman family, many of whom survive her.
Sara grew up in West Haven, CT, and earned a BFA from the Yale School of Fine Arts, where she was one of only three women in her class. She was a talented artist and writer and loved music, movies, cooking and gardening. In the 1970s she was a member of the Boston chapter of the National Organization for Women and was involved in anti-nuclear disarmament campaigns during the 1980s. Sara was an active member of the Unitarian Universalist Society of Wellesley Hills.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Sara's name to the Anti-Defamation League.
Published in The New Haven Register from Jan. 18 to Jan. 25, 2019.