Mrs. Ann Marilyn Rudisch passed away peacefully Monday, April 9, 2018, at the age of 77.

She is survived by her two sons, Douglas and Bruce; daughter-in-law Adina; and two loving grandchildren. Mrs. Rudisch was predeceased by her dedicated husband of 50 years, Frederick, who passed away in the summer of 2015. She is also survived by her brother, Alan, her two first cousins, Muriel and Barbara, and her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, David and Mary.

Mrs. Rudisch was born in 1941 in Yonkers, N.Y., the firstborn child of Dr. Dean Lederfeind of New York and Mrs. Mirrie Yoffee of Edinburgh, Scotland. Mrs. Rudisch grew up in a loving home, though she suffered the unfortunate loss of her father at the age of 19. She went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in education from New York University, and she began her master’s degree at Columbia University, later finishing it at Florida International University in North Miami, Fla.

Ann Rudisch

Mrs. Rudisch and her husband, Dr. Frederick Rudisch, were married in New York in 1965. They settled in North Miami, where they lived and raised their family. Ann and Frederick moved to Atlanta in 2010 to be closer to their grandchildren. Mrs. Rudisch was a dedicated public school educator in the Miami area for many years, focusing her work on helping children with learning disorders. Mrs. Rudisch was known for her kindness and her patience, both with her students and with her husband, Frederick, and her sons, Douglas and Bruce, which was much needed. She was a loving mother and wonderful person and will be dearly missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation (www.gmhfonline.org). A graveside service was held Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.