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Ruth N. Katz

Ruth N. Katz

Ruth N. Katz a longtime resident of New Rochelle died on April 18, 2017. She was 82.
Ruth was born on December 15, 1934 in the Bronx, to the late Nathan and Margaret (Altman) Schlam.
Ruth was an Elementary School Teacher for the New Rochelle School District for over 30 years, first at Ward and then at Trinity School. After her retirement she worked for the New Rochelle Arts Council where she was instrumental in several New Rochelle beautification projects including the mosaic on the North Avenue Bridge. She also spent a great deal of time in her retirement tutoring students. She was inducted into the 34th Senior Citizens Award by Co. Executive Rob Astorino in December of 2016.
She is survived by her husband Harold whom she married June 19, 1954; her son Robert Katz and his wife Amy and her daughter Madeleine Jacobson and her husband Peter; her 4 grandchildren: Brian, David, Emily and Sophie and her nephew Douglas and his wife Dori and their son Dylan.
A graveside service is scheduled for 1pm Thursday at Cedar Park Cemetery. Paramus, NJ. The family will receive friends on Thursday after the committal and also Friday April 21st from 1 pm to sundown at their home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the New Rochelle Arts Council.

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