Life Story: Barry Rubin, 69; Native Of Somerset

Barry Rubin, 69, passed away surrounded by his family on April 6 at Virtua-Memorial Hospital in Mt. Holly, New Jersey.

Mr. Rubin was born June 9, 1949 in Somerset to the late Saul and Ida (Zimmerman) Rubin. Barry grew up in Somerset and relocated to Kingwood and Holland Township before settling in Lumberton.

Barry honorably served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam Era. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He owned and operated JSS General Contracting LLC for many years.

Barry was an avid fisherman and loved Cars, especially hot rods. Above all, he loved his family and spent as much time as he could with his grandchildren and attended every activity they had. Barry’s calm and gentle demeanor was like no other and he would stop anything that he was doing to help his family.

He is survived by his children, Jeffrey Rubin and his wife Allison of Hillsborough; Sharon Ellis and her husband Aaron of Highland, NY and Susan Urrego and her husband William of Forest Hill, MD; his brother, Fred Rubin and his wife Pearl of Lumberton; his sister, Harriet Wilson of North Plainfield; his grandchildren, Samuel, Eliana, Marley, Jenna, Kayla, Shayna and many nieces and nephews.

Mr. Rubin was predeceased by his wife, Jean Rubin and his brother in law, Raymond Wilson.

Funeral services will be held 11:30 a.m. April 8 at Gleason Funeral Home 1360 Hamilton Street. Rabbi Eli Kornfeld of Chabad will be officiating.

Burial and committal services will follow at Floral Park Cemetery in Monmouth Junction, NJ.

In memoriam, please consider donations to Chabad of Hunterdon County, 90 Beaver Avenue, Clinton, NJ 08809.

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