Obituary of Lillian Solin
Solin, Lillian Rubin, 95, of Sun City Center, Florida passed away peacefully at South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center, on February 6, 2020.
Lil was born December 2, 1924 to Hyman Rubin and Blanche (Einbinder) Rubin, in Springfield Massachusetts, where she spent her childhood and early adult life. She graduated Commerce High School in Springfield in 1942. She married the love of her life Robert S. Solin in 1948, following his service in WWII. They retired from Longmeadow, Massachusetts to Sun City Center in 1992. She was a lifelong member of ORT, a global education network driven by Jewish values. She was a longtime member of the Sinai Temple in Springfield Massachusetts and Beth Israel - The Jewish Congregation of Sun City Center.
Lillian is survived by her husband of 71 years, Robert S. Solin; son, Edward M. Solin (Laura), Riverview; grandchildren, Brenton Zillins and Jeffrey Solin; Nieces Brenda Canter, Springfield and Judy Suher, Enfield, Connecticut. Sister, Rita Glazer, Springfield, predeceased her.
Lillian was a homemaker. She was an active golfer for many years and enjoyed playing weekly mahjong with a special group of friends, when her health allowed. In her earlier life, she worked as an Executive Secretary to the President of Western New England College and as a teller at the Bank of New England.
A memorial service will be officiated by Rabbi Carla Freedman at 10 am, Wednesday, Feb 12 at Beth Israel, 1115 Del Webb Blvd East, Sun City Center. Burial will follow at Sarasota National Cemetery at 12:30.
In Lieu of flowers, please remember Lillian through service/gifts to your favorite charity. The family requests that donations be made to: RICBAC Foundation, The Foundation for Research in Cell Biology, Cancer and Cardiology, c/o Eric M. Isselbacher, MD, P.O. Box 290088, Charleston, MA 02129-3502, in Lillian’s honor.
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