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Ruth Abend
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Ruth Abend
Full Name: Ruth Abend
Date of Birth: November 16, 1920
Date of Death: October 6, 2022

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Ruth "Ruthie" Abend passed away peacefully with her son Joel at her side on October 6, 2022.

Wife of the late Sidney Abend. Grandmother of the late Jared Branfman.

Ruth is survived by her son Joel, daughter Ellen, son-in-law Steven, grandson Adam, his wife Anne, and great grandchildren Serena and Meyer.

Donations can be made in Ruth's memory to the Pan-Mass Challenge, a cancer fighting organization that she was devoted to. Donations can be made online to: https://profile.pmc.org/SB0159 or a check made out to PMC/SB0159 and sent to:

77 Fourth Ave
Needham, MA 02494

2 responses to “Ruth Abend

  1. Jean Meglio says:


    So sorry for the loss of your dear mother, may she be at peace, you were a great son to her.

  2. Lois says:

    Ruthie was my favorite aunt. I have many memories of her—and she taught me to knit! Love to you all.

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Service Information
Date: Sunday October 09, 2022
Time: 2:00pm
Officiating: Rabbi Robert Summers
Interment Information
1400 Wellwood Ave West Babylon, NY 11704