Gertrude “Trudy” Rabb died peacefully on Saturday, Aug. 8, at age 100, at the Wingate at Dutchess in Fishkill.
Born in Augsburg, Germany, on May 20, 1920, Trudy was the daughter of Alfred and Fanny (Gerngross) Bernheimer. She came to the U.S. in 1934. Trudy worked for Burnham Corp. in Irvington for many years, and later worked for Abbott House in Irvington for 10 years until her retirement in 1982. She was the past president of the Dobbs Ferry Woman’s Club and the Dobbs Ferry Auxiliary, where she volunteered. Before and after retiring, she spent hours crocheting and knitting for charities.
On Dec. 20, 1946 in New York City, Trudy married Bert Rabb, who predeceased her on April 19, 1985. She was also predeceased by her son, Alan Rabb, and her son-in-law, Robert Logan.
Trudy is survived by her daughter, Carol Logan; her grandchildren Alan (Jeanette) Connolly, Stephanie (James) Gray, Jonathan Rabb, Craig (Jill) Logan, Kathleen (Jeremy) Duke, and Joshua (Lauren) Rabb; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Her funeral service was held on Aug. 12 at the McHoul Funeral Home in Hopewell Junction. Private burial will be in Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale.
In lieu of flowers, send memorial donations to the Glaucoma Foundation or your favorite charity.