Ruth Wilner Schloss

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Ruth Wilner Schloss, 80, of Sun City Hilton Head passed away early Friday morning on November 24, 2017. A caring wife, mother, and grandmother, her heart was always full of love for her family. She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Jason; three adult sons: Peter, David, and Jonathan; and six grandchildren: Philip, Zach, Ben, Alex, Ethan, and Eliza. She is also survived by her siblings: Elinor Goldblatt, June Chason, Stanley (and his wife, Phyllis) Wilner, and her sister-in-law Jackie Wilner. Ruth was born on June 21, 1937, in Lewiston, Maine. She received her undergraduate degree from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, and her Masters in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. She has lived in Sun City since June 2005 and has been very active in a range of community activities, including Sisterhood and Hadassah organizations. She enjoyed reading, cheering on the Virginia Tech football and Boston Red Sox baseball teams, telling stories and singing to her grandchildren, playing Mahjong and Words with Friends, and doting on her dogs, Willow and Biscuit.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Sauls Funeral Home, 90 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton, SC 29910 with burial following at Low Country Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider making a donation to the Temple Oseh Shalom in Bluffton.