In Loving Memory of Ruth Cimmet DePicciotto

Ruth Cimmet DePicciotto

Ruth Cimmet DePicciotto

Scranton, PA April 19, 1915 ~ March 30, 2015 Date of Service: April 1, 2015



Ruth Cimmet DePicciotto, 99, of Scranton, died Monday evening in the Jewish Home of Eastern PA. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph Cimmet, and her second husband, Sidney DePicciotto.


Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Henry and Lena Schultz Levine, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She was a member of Temple Israel and prior to retirement worked in the bookkeeping department at HarperCollins Publishers.


She is survived by a sister, Rachel Weisberger, Scranton; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


She was preceded in death by sisters Miriam Gelb, Fay Povich and Minnie Kahn.


A graveside service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. in Temple Israel Cemetery, Dunmore, by Rabbi Moshe Saks and Cantor Vladimir Aronzon.


Friends will be received during shiva on Thursday from 1-4 p.m. at 550 Clay Ave. Apt. 8B, Scranton.

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