Ruth Rosen Singer, formerly of Worcester and Orleans, died on Sept. 11th at the Epoch of Weston nursing home, after a long illness. She was the wife of Roy Singer. She had Alzheimer’s disease. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of Frank and Bertha Rosen. She graduated from Classical High School in Worcester, Class of 1948, and received her AB from Smith College in 1952, with a major in art history, after which she went to work at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. She was one of the first docents at the Worcester Art Museum. She began the Big Sister Program in the Worcester area in 1974, received an MA in Counseling Psychology in 1977 and was the Central Massachusetts Director of the American Cancer Society from 1978 to 1989. She is survived by three children, Leslie, Paul and Brad; and seven grandchildren, Rosemary, Ori, Frank, Tamar, Emily, Samuel and Deora. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Massachusetts chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.
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