CHESTNUT HILL, MASS. – Anita Ratush Filler died Jan. 20 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold Ratush and Milton Filler. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Mike and Sylvia (Silberberg) Harris, she had lived in Chestnut Hill for 25 years, previously living in Cranston. Anita graduated from Boston University, was a member of the former Temple Beth Torah and its sisterhood and was a volunteer at the Miriam Hospital.
She was the devoted mother of Elliot Ratush of Cranston and Roz Bilow and her husband, Howard, of Natick, Massachusetts. She was the dear sister of the late Marty Harris and his late wife, Arlene. She was the loving grandmother of Haley, Lisa (Jeff) and Maggie (Justin).
Contributions in her memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452 or Season’s Hospice Foundation, 1 Edgewater Dr., #103, Norwood, MA 02062.