Ruth Stuzin

May 17, 1919November 27, 2012

Ruth Stuzin ,93, of Miami, Fl passed away on November 27 peacefully after a brief illness.Born in a community near Pittsburgh, Pa. she had the courage to leave her small town to study nursing at Mt. Sinai Medical School in New York City. After graduating as a registered nurse she married the love of her life David Stuzin and moved to Miami in 1939. She worked as a private duty nurse until her children were born and then she devoted her time to raising her family . As an active member of Temple Israel for almost 70 years , she and her husband David were involved in the community and helped establish Cedars of Lebanon Hospital where he was a co-founder ( now known as the University of Miami Hospital). Wednesday was her day to put on her nurses uniform and work as a volunteer in the recovery room at Cedars Hospital. When David passed away in 1982, Ruth retired her uniform. She spent the next 30 years of her life , enjoying her loving family. She was a woman who had great courage and devotion and will be missed greatly by all who knew her.

The beloved wife of 44 years to the late David Stuzin. loving mother of Charles Stuzin(Rosalyn) , James Stuzin(Fortuna ) and the late Judith Stuzin Jacobson;dear sister of Elizabeth Elias and Thomas Elias;cherished grandmother of Laura Stuzin - Bernstein( Daniel ),Daniel Stuzin( April ),Regina Stuzin and David Stuzin,adored great grandmother of Eric and Michael Bernstein, Kate ,Sarah and Ava Stuzin . Chapel services will be held on Thursday, Nov. 29, at 2:30 p.m.. at Riverside Gordon Memorial Chapel at Mt. Nebo Kendall, 5900 SW 77 Ave, Miami Fl 305 -274-0641 In lieu of flowers ,donations in her memory can be made to Temple Israel of Greater Miami.



  • Riverside Gordon at Mt Nebo Kendall Thursday, November 29, 2012


  • Officiating: Rabbi Mitchell Chefitz

Ruth Stuzin

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Cheryl Gallimore (CNA)

November 28, 2013

..Always in my thoughts,fondly remembered,with cherished moments of fun and laughter!

richard delabat

December 3, 2012

Judy Stuzin was my teacher at Citrus Grove Elem. We loved and miss her, and now her mom is with her. I remember how much she loved her dad.

George Lipp

November 30, 2012

James, sorry for your loss. I saw a familiar name in the obituary column, are you a PiLam class of '70?

November 30, 2012

So sorry for your loss, Mrs. Bernstein, my condolances to you and your family

November 29, 2012

We share in your loss.

Susan and Ernie Pick

Bonnie Blate

November 29, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with all your family. Ruth and her friend Gussie Bernstein visited my Mom (after my Dad passed away) and I will never forget how happy my Mom was to see Ruth.
Love to all of you from the Blate family.