Ruth Marks, 95


PAWTUCKET, R.I. – Ruth Priscilla Marks died Aug. 21 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. She was the beloved wife of the late Isreal Marks. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Abraham and Beatrice (Dressler) Lechtman, she was a lifelong Pawtucket resident. Priscilla was a member of Temple Emanu-El, Providence.

She was the devoted mother of Leslie Marks-Hershey and her husband, Dr. Steven Hershey, of Pawtucket, Sheryl Ishai and her husband, Shmuel Ishai, of Beer Sheva, Israel, and Paul Marks and his wife, Barbara Gold Marks of Brookline, Massachusetts. She was the dear sister of Shirley Sallet of St. Michaels, Maryland, and the late Max Dressler Lechtman. She was the loving grandmother of seven. She was the cherished great-grandmother of 13. 

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Myositis Association, 2000 Duke St., Suite 3000, Alexandria, VA 22314 or the charity of your choice.