In memory of
Kathy Rubens (nee Pollard) Kathy Rubens, perpetually 39, passed away peacefully January 7th surrounded by her family and friends at home. She leaves behind, her son, David (Michelle); daughter, Sarah (Colin); grandson, Ryan Bennett; brother-in-law, Larry Rubens (Judi); sister-in-law, Sherri (Neil) Kopelson; brother-in-law, Roger Payne; nephews, Sam (Brenda) and Mike (Brenna) Payne; nieces, Heidi (David) Cooper and Sandy (Ed) Huber. Kathy was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Barry Rubens; parents, Thomas and Dulcenia Pollard; sister, Bonnie Payne; in-laws, Albert and Gerry Rubens; and brother-in-law, Jack Rubens. The family would like to extend their sincere gratitude to close friends, Charley and Jan Von Spiegel, Dr. Renga Pakeeree, Dr. Charles Fuenning, Dr. Amy Weidman, and the medical staff at Western Reserve Hospital. She was a lifetime resident of Akron, Ohio and graduated from Firestone High School in 1968 and Kent State University in 1972. Mass of Christian Burial will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m. TODAY, January 10th at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, located at 476 Mull Avenue, with a private burial immediately following. A celebration of life will be held at the home of Sam Rubens and Brenda Westbrook, 182 Durward Rd., Akron, Ohio, following the service from 4 to 8 p.m. and again on Wednesday evening, 6 to 8. At Kathy's request, donations can be made in her name to either One of Kind Pets or St. Sebastian Church. (Gordon-Flury, 330-836-7989)
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