Harry J. Rubin
Harry J. "Bud" Rubin, 89, died peacefully at his home on Sunday, March 18, 2018. Born in Brownsville on May 22, 1928, he was the son of the late Leslie and Ruth (Cooper) Rubin. Bud was the loving husband of 60 years to Margaret C. "Peggy" (Cohen) Rubin.
Bud was a graduate of Brownsville High School, where he was the class valedictorian. He earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was Phi Beta Kappa. Following his years at Penn, Bud attended and graduated from Yale Law School.
Bud began his career as an attorney working in New York City. He later became a deputy attorney general for Pennsylvania Attorney General Herbert B. Cohen. After working for Attorney General Cohen, he moved to the York area and became one of the founding members of Cohen, Senft, and Rubin Attorneys at Law (Now known as Barley Snyder law firm). Bud specialized in federal and state tax law and estate planning. He was a member of the York Bar Association, a member of the National Association of State Bar Tax Sections, and was the pro bono counsel for the International Clarinet Society. Bud was also president emeritus of the York County Community Foundation.
He was a member of Temple Beth Israel. Bud was a polished clarinet musician. He also enjoyed listening to classical music and jazz.
In addition to his wife Peggy, Bud is survived by his daughters, Ann E. Rubin and her husband, Harold Underdown of Brooklyn, NY, Jane L. Rubin of New York, NY, and Alice M. Rubin and her husband, Mark Schone of Brooklyn, NY. He is also survived by his sister, Edith Robin and her husband, Bernard Robin of MD; and his two beloved granddaughters, Simone Elizabeth Rubin-Underdown and Dinah Marie Schone.
In keeping with Bud's wishes, private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions in Bud's memory may be made to: Yale Law School, PO Box 208329, New Haven, CT 06520-8329, or ACLU c/o Gift Processing Department, 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10004, or Planned Parenthood at www.plannedparenthood.org
Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 East Market Street, York, PA 17403.www.etzweilerfuneralhome.com