Allen Irving Rubin, 92, died March 16 at Bay State Medical Center. He was the widower of Shirley Solomon Rubin. Born in Springfield, he was the son of Paul and Isabelle Rubin. He graduated from Springfield Technical High School in 1946. After high school, he served in the U.S. Army, 82 Airborne as a paratrooper. He was stationed in Italy and discharged in 1948. Upon returning home, he worked at J Rubin Sons, the family candy manufacturing company in Chicopee from 1949 – 1973, after which he held various sales jobs until his retirement in 2018. He was a member of Sinai Temple where his parents were founding members of the congregation. He was a Shriner. He is survived by a daughter, Pam MacPhaul and her husband, Charlie MacPhaul, of Marietta, Ga.; two sons, Mark and his wife, Renee of Edgewater Md., and Scott and his wife, Gina, of Longmeadow; grandsons, Kevin (Kelly) MacPhaul, John Basile, Jackson Rubin and Benjamin Rubin; granddaughters, Kara (Joey Cole) MacPhaul, Giulia Rubin and Danielle Basile; great- grandsons Connor and Hudson MacPhaul; two brothers, Martin Rubin of Longmeadow, and Monroe Rubin of Vero Beach Fla.; and several nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions  be made to Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 516 Carew St. Springfield, MA 01104. ASCHER-ZIMMERMAN FUNERAL HOME


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