November 14, 1943 - October 10, 2014
Ruth Ann Blank, age 70, passed away on October 10, 2014. Preceded in death by her parents, William and Sally Glick. She is survived by her husband, Ronald Blank; son, Andrew (Amy) Blank; daughters, Amy (Ben) Thomas and Katherine (Bradley) Goldman; sisters, Nancy (Gabriel) Bitton and Jody (Joel) Altschule; grandchildren, Julia, William, Morgan, Collin, Evan, Abigail, Jessica, Rachel and Steven; brothers-in-law, Harley Blank, Barry (Denise) Blank and Dennis (Janet) Blank; sister-in-law, Glenda Blank; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Ruth Ann cherished her family, friends and community. Whether serving a delicious holiday meal or serving in a leadership role, she always gave 100% of her energy, loyalty, and love. Ruth Ann held many leadership positions at the Columbus Jewish Federation and Foundation. She was proud to serve as the first female President of the JCC of Columbus. She also supported many other Jewish organizations. A proud member of Lion of Judah, Hadassah, Brandeis and Tifereth Israel Sisterhood. She was also an avid supporter of many community organizations including United Way, The Food Bank, Community Shelter Board and others. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, October 13th at EPSTEIN MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 3232 E. Main St. with Rabbi Harold Berman and Cantor Jack Chomsky officiating. Burial will follow at New Tifereth Israel Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Blank residence on Monday and Tuesday evenings from 5pm to 7pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to The Ronald and Ruth Ann Blank Philanthropic Fund at Columbus Jewish Foundation, 1175 College Ave., Columbus 43209.
Ruth Ann Blank, age 70, passed away on October 10, 2014. Preceded in death by her parents, William and Sally Glick. She is survived by her husband, Ronald Blank; son, Andrew (Amy) Blank; daughters, Amy (Ben) Thomas and Katherine (Bradley) Goldman;... View Obituary & Service Information
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