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George A. Rubine

George A. Rubine, 93, of Providence, RI, died Nov. 15, 2010. He grew up in Bayonne and lived for many years in Cranford and Westfield.

Mr. Rubine worked for over 50 years in the companies founded by his father, The Hudson Iron and Metal Company and the Bayonne Nipple Company, eventually becoming the president of both firms.

He was a president of the New Jersey chapter of the Institute of Scrap Iron and Steel and a member of the National Association of Pipe Fitting Manufacturers.

He was a graduate of Rutgers University, where he was the student leader of the marching band and a lacrosse player.

He served in the U.S. Army in World War II as a member of the Third Infantry Division in the European Theater.

He served on the board of directors of Bayonne Hospital for 24 years and was a member of the Rotary Club and the Bayonne Chamber of Commerce. In Cranford, he served on the Board of Education, and was the past president of Temple Beth-El. He was also an active congregant of Temple Emanu-El, Westfield.

Predeceased in 1999 by his wife of 58 years, Vera (Newmark), he is survived by his son, Allen of Cranston, RI; his daughter, Marcia of New York City; a sister, Helen Lappe of Morristown; and five grandchildren.

Services were held Nov. 18 with arrangements by Menorah Chapels at Millburn, Union. Memorial contributions may be made to The Alliance for Better Long Term Care, 422 Post Rd., Warwick, RI 02888; or the Rhode Island chapter of the Parkinson Disease Association, 455 Toll Gate Rd., Bldg. 2C, Warwick RI 02886.

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