In Remembrance of Ben Singer

Ben Singer

Ben Singer

Scranton, PA July 15, 1916 ~ February 25, 2012 Date of Service: February 27, 2012

Ben Singer, a former resident of Hazelton, died Saturday in Scranton. Born in Hazelton, he was the son of the late Isaac and Florence Mullin Singer.

He was a graduate of Hazelton High School, Bloomsburg State Teachers College and received a Master’s from Columbia University.

He was an Army veteran of WWII having served as a Corporal. Prior to WWII he was a teacher in the Hazelton School District and after the war; he operated the family business, Singer’s Rug Market, in Hazelton until his retirement.

He was a member of Agudas Israel Congregation, Hazelton.

Surviving are a sister, Thelma Witkowski and her husband, Ruben, Scranton, a sister, Leila Shupeck, Milwaukee, Wis. Nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude, and a sister, Rebecca Singer.

Family and friends are invited to a graveside funeral service today at 1:00 P.M. in Agudas Israel Cemetery, Hazelton, by Rabbi Michael Michlin.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jewish Home of  Eastern PA, 1101 Vine St., Scranton, 18510 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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