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Margaret Ruth Gassner

December 7, 1925 - September 24, 2017

Margaret Ruth Gassner, 91, died September 24, 2017. She was the proud and loving mother of Diane (Dennis) Warshal, Richard (Jan) Gassner, and Nancy (Stuart) Hasman. Grand children, Eli (Sheryl) Warshal, Emily (Aaron) Alhadeff, Aaron (Angie) Gassner, Adam (Sarah) Gassner, Bryan (Jennie) Gassner, Zach (Staci) Hasman, Tyler (Alexa) Hasman, and Ashley Hasman. Great grand children, Daniel and Miriam Warshal, Max and Charlie Alhadeff, Kellen and Maya Gassner, Bennett and Sam Gassner, Josie Gassner, Ethan and Kayli Hasman, Madisyn and Ari Hasman. Sister in law Charmalee Gassner, cousin Dorothy Saffron, Nephews and nieces John Saffron, Gordon (Sari) Gassner, Larry (Kim) Gassner, and Cheryl Sperry as well as her many loving and supportive friends.


Ruth was raised in Salem and lived there until 2005 when she moved to Portland. She enjoyed the symphony, theater, big band jazz, Oregon Ducks, Portland Trail Blazers, travel, playing pan and mahjong.


Thank you to supportive friends and family, Dr. Nicholas Kuhn, Dr. Renu Chawla, OHSU, Ada Holmes and Magdalena Baxter.


Memorial service in Pollin Chapel at Temple Beth Israel, 1972 NW Flanders, Wednesday, September 27 at 1:00pm.


Donations can be made to a charity of your choice.

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Time: 01:00 pm

Pollin Chapel at Congregation Beth Israel


1972 NW Flanders St
Portland, Oregon 97209

A memorial service for Ruth will be held in Pollin Chapel at Temple Beth Israel, 1972 NW Flanders on Wednesday, September 27 at 1:00pm.

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