Ruth Piller

Ruth Piller

Ruth Piller, 98, of Springfield died Aug. 26, 2015. Born in New York City, she resided in Springfield for 60 years.

Mrs. Piller worked for Nelson Rockefeller before he became governor of New York.

She was a member of Springfield B’nai B’rith Women, Hadassah, National Council of Jewish Women, Temple Beth Ahm, and Chai Center for Jewish Life in Watchung. She volunteered at Overlook Hospital for many years.

She served in the Women’s Air Corps during World War II.

Predeceased by her husband, Sidney, in 1999, she is survived by her son, Steven (Wendy), and a granddaughter.

Services were held Aug. 28 with arrangements by Higgins Home for Funerals, Watchung. Memorial contributions may be made to Chai Center for Jewish Life, 20 Shawnee Drive, Watchung, NJ 07069.

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