Obituary: Ruth Shartar Minsk

Obituary: Ruth Shartar Minsk

Ruth Minsk (nee Shartar) died Dec. 13, 2020, at age 99.

Ruth Minsk (nee Shartar) died Dec. 13, 2020, at age 99. Born in Atlanta and a lifelong resident, Ruth was a proud graduate of Girls High School. She was a longtime employee of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company and retired to care for her husband. And she was a lifelong member of Congregation Shearith Israel.

Ruth was predeceased by her devoted husband Bennie Minsk; brothers Harry Shartar and Isadore Martin (Buddy) Shartar; sister Edythe S. Gordon; and parents Saul and Fanny (Maziar) Shartar.

Ruth was the beloved mother of Frederic I. (Paula) Minsk, Howard C. Minsk and the late Stephen L. Minsk; cherished grandmother of Seth (Vikki) Minsk, Jared (Renee Ilesamni) Minsk, Zachary Dalton Minsk, Nina Minsk and Cloe Minsk; and adored great-grandmother of Michael, Yael and Noah Minsk and Ryan Chombok, Lindsay (Phil) Shearer and Elliot Minsk. Graveside services were held privately Dec. 15 at Crest Lawn Memorial Park. Arrangements by Dressler’s Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999.

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