CRANSTON, R.I. – Ruth Buckler died July 18. She was the beloved wife of Leonard Buckler for over 67 years. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Samuel and Jenny (Lubin) Bloom, she lived in Cranston for 62 years.
After graduating from Katharine Gibbs School, she worked as a bookkeeper in the jewelry industry for over 40 years. She was a member of Hadassah, the former Temple Beth Israel and Temple Am David.
She was the devoted mother of Ann Addis (Reid) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Jeff Buckler (Michelle) of Amherst, New Hampshire; and twins, Judy O’Donnell (Robert) of Cranston and Alan Buckler (Mabel) of Arlington, Massachusetts. She was the dear sister of Arline Schenkerman of Naples, Florida; the late Harold Bloom and late twin sister, Evelyn Snow. She was the loving grandmother of Jenna, Dana, Jacqueline, Ilana and Sandra. She was the cherished great-grandmother of Amelia and Oliver. Contributions in her memory may be made to Kindred Hospice, 2374 Post Road., Ste. 206, Warwick, RI 02886 or Alzheimer’s Association, 245 Waterman St., #306, Providence, RI 02906.