Dr. Joseph Baruch
April 5, 1924 – July 7, 2019
BARUCH, DR. JOSEPH, 95, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Ernestine Baruch. He was born in Hungary, the son of the late Bela and Jolan Baruch.
Dr. Baruch was a holocaust survivor who after World War 2 moved to Israel after some years in Austria before coming to the United States in 1954. From 1955 until his death he was a resident of Rhode Island. He worked as a Psychiatrist for the state of Rhode Island until his retirement in 1984.
He is survived by his son Benjamin Baruch and his wife Elizabeth, son Michael Baruch, 2 grandchildren, 1 nephew, and 2 cousins.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 10:00 AM in the Samuel Priest Chapel in Lincoln Park Cemetery, 1469 Post Rd., Warwick, RI, with burial to follow. In lieu of flowers contributions to his memory may be made to the American Jewish JOINT Distribution Committee, JDC, PO Box 4124, New York 10163 or www.jdc.org/ways-to-give.
- Funeral Service Thursday, July 11, 2019