Howard Rubin

November 16, 2022


Howard Rubin, 85, of Barnegat, NJ passed on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Born in Brooklyn, NY to his late parents, Isadore and Lillian Rubin, he formerly resided in Rockaway, NJ. Howard had a distinguished career as a pharmaceutical chemist and held several patents. His employers include Hoffman LaRoche, Warner Lambert and Johnson & Johnson. 

Surviving are his beloved wife of 64 years, Rita; three loving children, David, and his wife, Holly Rubin, Steven, and his wife, Sandy Grossman and Mark, and his partner, Jennifer Melnitsky; four cherished grandsons, Jonathan, and his wife, Cullyn, Matthew, Zachary and Benjamin. He is predeceased by his sister, Shirley Hershenfeld and his brother-in-law, Robert Hershenfeld.

A Memorial Service will be held 4:30 pm on Sunday, November 20, 2022 at Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave. Barnegat, NJ.

Shiva will take place at the Rubin home in Barnegat following services and on Monday from 4-8 pm.

Shiva will take place at the home of Steve Rubin and Sandy Grossman at their home in Hoboken on Monday from 5:30 to 8 and Tuesday from 12-3 and 5:30 to 8.

Shiva will take place at the home of David and Holly Rubin at their home in Ewing Township on Wednesday evening with a service at 7 pm.

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Memorial Service
November 20, 2022

4:30 PM
Barnegat Funeral Home
841 West Bay Avenue
Barnegat, NJ 08005

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