Ruth Griefer Obituary
 
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Ruth R Griefer

May 30, 1922 - February 22, 2013
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RUTH E. GREIFER passed away February 22, 2013 at her home in Rockville, MD. Ruth, daughter of Isidore and Sophia Dahl was born in Geilenkirchen, Germany May 30, 1922. A Holocaust survivor, she moved to the United States after WWII. She met and married her soul mate Bernard Greifer z"l and settled in Alexandria, VA. A loving wife and mother, Ruth was a life member of Hadassah and active in her synagogue and volunteered for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She worked in the Alexandria school system, raised a family and earned a college degree from Northern Virginia Community College. Ruth was the beloved wife of 61 years of the...
RUTH E. GREIFER passed away February 22, 2013 at her home in Rockville, MD. Ruth, daughter of Isidore and Sophia Dahl was born in Geilenkirchen, Germany May 30, 1922. A Holocaust survivor, she moved to the United States after WWII. She met and married her soul mate Bernard Greifer z"l and settled in Alexandria, VA. A loving wife and mother, Ruth was a life member of Hadassah and active in her synagogue and volunteered for the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. She worked in the Alexandria school system, raised a family and earned a college degree from Northern Virginia Community College.

Ruth was the beloved wife of 61 years of the late Bernard Greifer (2013), loving mother of Carla Paris Teich, Helen Grimm, Amy Godin, grandmother to Andrew Paris, Rebecca and Jacob Grimm and Sophia and Shira Godin. A true lady in every way, she will be missed by family and friends.

A funeral service will be held at Agudas Achim Congregation, 2908 Valley Drive, Alexandria, VA on Monday February 25 at 2 pm. Shiva will be observed at the home of Amy and Ed Godin starting Monday at 7:30 pm. Contributions may be made to the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in her memory.

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