In Loving Memory of Ruth Linda Fallick

Ruth Linda Fallick

Ruth Linda Fallick

Scranton, PA February 2, 1934 ~ July 31, 2016 Date of Service: August 2, 2016

Ruth Linda Fallick, Scranton, died Sunday at Hospice of the Sacred Heart, Dunmore, after courageously battling an extended illness. She was the wife of Sheldon "Shiek" Fallick, who died in 1995.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Hyman and Bessie Friedman Kaufman. She was a graduate of Scranton Central High School and Lackawanna Business College. Before retirement, she was associated in business with her late husband. 

She was a member of Beth Shalom Congregation and was the founder of its goody kitchen. Ruth served on the board of the Jewish Home and had volunteered in other local Jewish organizations. 

She leaves behind an adoring family, including a daughter, JoLynn and husband, David Harding, Tolland, Conn.; a son Gregg, Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister, Esther Kaufman, Tolland; four grandchildren, Seth Powers, Avon, Conn.; Evan Powers, Orlando, Fla.; Shea Fallick and Kayla Fallick, Albuquerque; two stepgrandchildren, Darryl Harding, Coventry, Conn.; and Michelle Harding, South Windsor, Conn.; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. 

She was also preceded in death by a sister, Sali Spero; and a brother, Irving Kaufman.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Cantor Vladimir Aronzon, officiating. Interment in the Dalton Jewish Cemetery. 

Shiva will be observed at Ruth's residence, 214 Karen Drive, Scranton, Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., Wednesday and Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Contributions in Ruth's memory may be made to Global United Foundation, 27001 Moulton Parkway, Suite A-116, Laguna Hills, CA 92656.

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lyn weinberg ofrane
Posts: 6
your mom
Reply #6 on : Thu August 04, 2016, 08:25:57
Dear JoLynn and Greg, My sister Lee, just let me know about the passing of your mom. I remember her so well as a child growing up in scranton. i can also recall your mom and my mom in "Anything Goes" at the JCC-- Reno Sweeney and Hope Harcourt--they were so young! i will be making a donation in your mom's name to the Global United F
oundation and please know i am thinking about you and your families during this difficult time. take care, lyn weinberg ofrane
Mary Lou Panunti
Posts: 6
Ruth Fallick
Reply #5 on : Wed August 03, 2016, 11:40:50
Dear JoLynn and family and Gregg and family,I'm so sorry for the loss of your Mother,I have been thinking about her for some time now , I wish I had given her a call, it's been a while since I spoke to her,my sincere condolences to all the family, my prayers and thoughts are with you all. Love Mary Lou
Charly and Cher Trentini
Posts: 6
Saddened to hear of Ruth's passing
Reply #4 on : Mon August 01, 2016, 20:53:49
Jolynn, Seth, Evan, Esther and Gregg and family,
Keeping you in our thoughts and sending healing energy to you all in this most difficult time. Ruth was indeed a spirited woman who accepted and embraced our daughter into your family, and for that we are honored and grateful. May she rest in peace. Charly & Cher
Lena Ubaldini & Family
Posts: 6
Reply #3 on : Mon August 01, 2016, 11:43:45
Our hearts go out to the family of Ruth. Kindness,Love, and true friendship were a few of her virtues. She will be missed and remembered.
Betsy Cracco
Posts: 6
Condolences from your UConn Family
Reply #2 on : Mon August 01, 2016, 11:12:14
JoLynn's UConn/CMHS family sending sincere condolences to her entire family upon the loss of their dear mother/grandmother/aunt. We've heard many stories of her spirit. We send prayers for your healing.
Annadell Jaczynski
Posts: 6
My heart is with you
Reply #1 on : Mon August 01, 2016, 10:35:09
Dear JoLynn and family. My heart and prayers are with you and your family. Your mom has been a fighter through all of this and you have all been by her side, unconditionally. This is what family is about. Be proud of your Mom and the family she has made, for it is a better world. Love.....Annadell