Ruth Lee Marder

August 9, 1927November 1, 2018

MARDER, RUTH L., 91, passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 in Delray Beach, FL. She was the beloved wife of the late Myron Marder; they were married for over 50 years. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Freda (Mednick) Stone. She was a resident of New Bedford and Dartmouth and spent her last years in Florida.

She graduated Rhode Island College Class of 1949. She was an early education teacher for many years in the New Bedford and Dartmouth public school systems. She was a former president of the Tifereth Israel Sisterhood. Ruth enjoyed traveling, current events, card games, cooking for her family and good conversation. Ruth was fondest of the time she spent with her husband Myron and her family.

Ruth is survived by her sons Daniel Jay Marder and his wife Lisa of Boca Raton, FL and Brian I. Marder and his wife Lisa of Dartmouth; grandchildren, Brad, Eric and his fiancée Jennifer and Ross; and sister Betty Falk. She was the sister of the late Stanford Stone.

Graveside services will be held Sunday, November 4th at 1:30 PM in Plainville Cemetery, 1400 Old Plainville Rd, New Bedford. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Tifereth Israel Congregation, 145 Brownell Ave., New Bedford, MA 02740.


  • Graveside Service Sunday, November 4, 2018

Ruth Lee Marder

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