Ruth Marowitz

Obituary of Ruth Marowitz

Ruth Bosworth Marowitz, age 92, of The Massry Residence passed away peacefully on Friday, December 20,2019. She was born in Brooklyn, to Sylvia and Milton Bosworth. On July 3, 1949 she married her love- Richard Myron Marowitz. She was an Executive Secretary for the M & M Candy Company, she worked at Cohoes DiscoTogs as the Store Manager, was an Office Secretary at Masterson Child Development Center and Research Librarian for the Roman Catholic Diocese until retiring in 1992 . Ruth was a member of Congregation Ohav Shalom. She was President of the United Order of True Sisters of Abigail and President of the Sisterhood of Congregation Ohav Shalom. She enjoyed being a homemaker, den mother, a cub scout leader, and volunteering in the Albany community. She was a wonderful baker, loved playing cards, mah jong, crossword puzzles, music, shopping and entertaining. Ruth will be especially remembered for her love of family and friends. She was a bright spot in people’s lives and enjoyed laughing and sharing stories. Ruth is survived by her loving children, Linda (Diane Gerdon) Marowitz, Larry Marowitz, Roberta Marowitz and cherished granddaughter, Allison Driscoll. Her son, Larry, was her special and caring longtime caregiver while living independently and in assisted living. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends too numerous to count. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Richard M. Marowitz and her brothers Irving and Jerry Bosworth. Her funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m.on Monday,December 23rd at Congregation Ohav Shalom, 113 Krumkill Road, Albany. Interment will follow at 12 noon at the Gerald B. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville. The period of Shiva (mourning) will be observed on Monday (23rd) from 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday (24th) from 4-8 p.m., with a 7 p.m. evening service to be held each night, at the home of Larry Marowitz, 63 Victoria Way, Albany. The family would like to thank the entire staff at The Massry Residence and Daughter’s of Sarah for their gentle and loving care. Their compassion was overwhelming and appreciated more than they could ever know. Those wishing to honor Ruth’s memory are asked to make a donation to Congregation Ohav Shalom, The Daughter’s of Sarah Jewish Foundation or the Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany.
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9:30 am
Monday, December 23, 2019
Congregation Ohav Shalom
113 New Krumkill Road
Albany, New York, United States


12:00 pm
Monday, December 23, 2019
Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
200 Duell Road
Schuylerville, New York, United States


Rabbi Dan Ornstein


Will be held at the home of Larry Marowitz, 63 Victoria Way in Albany on Monday, December 23rd from 4-8pm and on Tuesday, December 24th from 4-8pm with a minyan service each of those evenings at 7pm


May be made to Congregation Ohav Shalom, the Daughters of Sarah Jewish Foundation or the Northeastern Association of the Blind at Albany
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