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Ruth Halperin

Ruth Halperin

Ruth J. Halperin, 96, of Somerville died Dec. 19, 2014. Born in Bayonne, she lived in Somerville since 1948. 

Mrs. Halperin taught eighth-grade English for over 20 years at Branchburg Central School in Branchburg. 

She graduated from New York University with a BA in social studies and a minor in English. 

A life member of Hadassah, she was a founding member of both the Raye Molitz chapter of Deborah and Temple Shalom, both of Somerville. 

She is survived by her daughter, Harriet Naggar of Scotch Plains; her son, Edward C. (Sharon) of Greenwich, Conn.; 10 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. 

Services were held Dec. 21 with arrangements by Ross’ Shalom Chapels, Springfield.

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