Betty Lou Rubenstein

Betty Lou Rubenstein

RUBENSTEIN: Betty Lou Rubenstein passed away on Rosh Hashanah, Sept. 27, 2022. Born on Nov. 11, 1927, in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, Betty Lou was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She is survived by her children, Kathy Lampl, David (Dorothy) Lampl, Peggy (Dave) Lampl Elkind and grandchildren, Andrew (Melissa), Michael, Sarah, Matthew and Niko. She was predeceased by her husband of 28 years, Erwin “Ruby” Rubenstein. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Betty Lou was the eldest child of the late Max and Mary Kaufman. She graduated Carnegie Tech as a music major in 1949. Betty Lou had many diverse interests: she was active in local politics, the Jewish community in Pittsburgh and later Latrobe, started the first Great Books chapter in Pittsburgh, sang with the Civic Light Opera and was very involved with the Brandeis University National Women’s Committee. Her dear sister Florie Krell predeceased her. She was an avid skier, tennis player and traveler crossing the country with Ruby in their motorhome. Her happiest places were sitting by the fire or wading in the stream at her home in Laughlintown. Private services were held graveside at the Pliskover Cemetery. Contributions may be made in her honor to The National Catholic Center for Holocaust Education, Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601. PJC

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