Ruth Brown Posner

by | Jun 2, 2014 | Obituaries

Virginia Beach —Ruth Brown Posner, 84, died on Sunday, May 25, 2014. She was born in Oak Park, Ill. and was the daughter of the late Rose Meyer and Robert Brown, and the widow of Nelson S. Posner.

She had retired as a medical technologist in the Hematology department of DePaul Hospital. Ruth was in charge of the hematology students that were involved with Old Dominion University. She was registered with the National Medical Technologist Association. Ruth was a faithful member of Olef Sholom Temple.

She is survived by a daughter, Linda P. Nichols and her husband, Donnie of Chesapeake; a son, Matthew S. Posner and his wife, Karen of Cary, N.C.; two sisters, Harriet B. Schwartz and her husband, Harry of Baltimore, Md. and Naomi B. Gottlieb and her husband, Arnold of Delray, Fla.; and three grandchildren, Tyler and Phillip Nichols and Wyatt Posner. She was predeceased by her brother, Howard Brown.

A graveside funeral service was conducted in Forest Lawn Cemetery with Rabbi Rosalin Mandelberg officiating. H.D. Oliver Funeral Apts. Online condolences may be made at